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Outcome classification: A framework to tally outcome statements across projects

Rasmus Heltberg and Stephen Porter's picture 16th December 2020 by Rasmus Heltberg and Stephen Porter

It’s one thing to look at project and program ratings to see how well the stated objectives of a portfolio of projects are being met. But without an aggregate view of what these objectives are trying to achieve, it’s difficult to fully understand how well this portfolio is contributing to an organisation’s mission and wider development goals. What’s missing is a better understanding of the links between project objectives and the types of outcomes that these are aiming to achieve.