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Week 50: Feedback loops – new buzzword, old practice?

IGuijt's picture 15th December 2014 by IGuijt

Recently, I had the good fortune to start collaboration with The MasterCard Foundation, which is strongly committed to what it calls ‘listening deeply and elevating voices’. This organisation is one of an increasing number in international development expressing more than a superficial interest in ‘client feedback’.

52 weeks of BetterEvaluation: Week 24: Choosing methods to describe activities, results and context

IGuijt's picture 17th June 2013 by IGuijt

How many methods do you usually see in evaluation reports as having been used to collect data? Chances are you’ll see project document review, key information interviews, surveys of some kind, and perhaps group interviews with intended beneficiaries. These methods are all useful to help describe what has happened, the outcomes and the context in which change occurred.