Guidance on Using the Revised Logical Framework

This guide from the UK Department of International Development (DFID) aims to help project managers/evaluators make the best use of logical framework (logframe) in designing and managing projects.


  • The purpose of this document
  • Guidance or compliance?
  • Who does this guidance apply to?
  • The Logframe and the Logical Framework Approach
  • Logframes and the Development Cycle
  • Looking at aid intervention options
  • Exploring your choice of Approach
  • Project Design
  • The Results Chain
  • Guide to Completing the Logframe
  • Check: Is it logical?
  • Terminology and Harmonisation
  • Making Decisions (Approval)
  • Is your project on track? (Implementation and Monitoring)
  • Making changes to the logframe
  • Assessing Impact (Evaluation)
  • Project Scoring at Annual Review/Project Completion Review
  • Annex 1: Example Indicators
  • Annex 2: Gender in logical frameworks
  • Annex 3: Checklist for completing the logframe
  • Annex 4: Additional sources of guidance 


DFID. (2011). Guidance on Using the Revised Logical Framework, How to note. A DFID practice paper: Department for International Development (DFID).

No votes yet
Rate this Resource:
This resource is useful for:
A special thanks to this page's contributors


There are currently no comments. Be the first to comment on this page!

Add new comment

Login Login and comment as BetterEvaluation member or simply fill out the fields below.