Resource Centre

Performance Assessment


Evaluating Humanitarian Action in Real Time: Recent Practices, Challenges, and Innovations

By // Riccardo Polastro       Date // 05/06/2014


Aid Effectiveness and Governance Reforms: Applying realist principles to a complex synthesis across varied cases

By // Julia Betts      


Effective Institutions and Good Governance for Development

Evidence on progress and the role of aid

By // Julia Betts, Helen Wedgwood       Date // December 2011


Evaluation Methodologies

A brief review of Meta-evaluation, Systematic Review and Synthesis Evaluation methodologies and their applicability to complex evaluations within the context of international development

By // Kristin Olsen, Sheelagh O'Reilly       Date // June 2011


Most Significant Change in practice

Video and learning note looking at the use of MSC within a large evaluation

By // IOD PARC       Date // November 2010


Learning to make space for qualitative indicators

Including a look at strategies for opening up performance management to qualitative indicators

By // Joseph Barnes       Date // October 2010


An Introduction to Results Based Monitoring for Country Programmes

Overview of Results Based Management (RBM), originally produced for Swiss Development Cooperation

By // IOD PARC       Date // 2006


Country Programme Performance Management

How results-based approaches to M&E can play a critical role in managing the effective delivery of donor aid programmes

By // Julian Gayfer, Kari Sann       Date // 2005


The search for the end of the rainbow – is impact assessment possible?

Discussion piece looking at the impact assessment of international development interventions

By // Juliet Pierce       Date // March 2004