Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Starter Pack 2021  

The MEL Starter Pack is intended to provide USAID/Jordan Implementing Partners (IPs) with the necessary guidance, information, tools, templates, and examples to conduct and enhance monitoring, evaluation, and learning for activities and projects. The Starter Pack is divided into 4 components that include (1) General Resources, (2) Performance Monitoring Resources (which include subsections on Activity MEL Plans, PIRS, DQAs, Reports, and Knowledge Management Systems), (3) Evaluation Resources, and (4) Learning Resources. Partner’s should always check USAID.gov to ensure they are consulting the most up-to-date guidance.

ADS 320 Branding and Marking

PDF | English | Communications  Guidelines and Procedures  USAID

By law, programs, projects, activities, public communications, and commodities funded under the authority of Section 641 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended (FAA) and the annual appro...

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USAID Style Guide

PDF | English | Communications  Guidelines and Procedures  USAID

This Style Guide sets forth the general rules the Office of the Executive Secretariat (ES) of the
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) follows in editing documents.
All USAID documen...

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How to Note - Preparing Evaluation Reports

PDF | English | Evaluation  Guidelines and Procedures  Policy Documents

This Note supplements USAID’s Automated Directives System (ADS) 201 and provides current good practice in preparing evaluation reports, the main deliverable for most evaluations. Following these pr...

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DevResults and How to Use it

PDF | English | Performance Monitoring  Reports  USAID

DevResults and How to Use It

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Activity MEL Plan Sample

Document | English | Family planning  Performance Monitoring  Samples

Activity MEL Plan Sample

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Issued on 2021.
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DevResults Enter Direct Entry Data

PDF | English | Performance Measurement  Performance Monitoring  Reports

DevResults Enter Direct Entry Data

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An Introduction to KaMP- English

PDF | English | Communications

This document provides an overview of USAID/Jordan Knowledge Management Portal (KaMP). It covers the main functionalities, benefits, ans uses of the portal. For more information on how to get start...

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PERFORMANCE Indicator Reference Sheet (PIRS) Template 2021

Document | English | Guidelines and Procedures  Template  Performance Monitoring

PIRs Template

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Sample PIRs (Beginning on page 31)

PDF | English | Health delivery  Guidelines and Procedures  Performance Monitoring ...more

PIRS Sample (page 31)

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USAID Evaluation Policy

PDF | English | Evaluation  Guidelines and Procedures  Policy Documents

This policy update reflects the comments and feedback of numerous USAID colleagues in the field and in Washington, as well as
the broader development and evaluation community. We thank those who h...

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Establishing a Learning Agenda

PDF | English | Guidelines and Procedures  USAID  Collaborating ...more

A learning agenda includes a (1) set of questions addressing the critical knowledge gaps impeding informed design and implementation decisions and (2) plans for learning activities to help answer t...

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Quarterly Report Sample 2021

PDF | English | Guidelines and Procedures  Reports  USAID

Quarterly Report Sample

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Quick Guide to Using KaMP- English

PDF | English | Communications  Guidelines and Procedures

This quick guide provides step by step guidance on using KaMP’s features, how to register, how to upload resources, how to build collections and how to search for resources most effectively.

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Issued on 2016.
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Drafting a CLA Plan (to be included as part of Activity MEL Plan) 2021

PDF | English | Performance Monitoring  USAID  Planning ...more

Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) involves strategic collaboration, continuous learning, and adaptive management. CLA approaches to development include collaborating intentionally with st...

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USAID GIS Data Collection and Requirements

PDF | English | Guidelines and Procedures  Geographic information systems  USAID

ADS 579 USAID Development Data establishes the requirements governing USAID’s development data lifecycle from collecting data to making it accessible. To fulfill the requirements of ADS 579 and pro...

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Standard Foreign Assistance Indicators

Other | English | Guidelines and Procedures  Performance Monitoring  USAID

In fiscal year 2016 the State Department Office of U.S. Foreign Assistance Resources (State/F), in concert with stakeholders from State and USAID, updated a series of standard foreign assistance in...

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FINAL REPORT: BEYOND CAPITAL MIDTERM EVALUATION

Other | English | Capital assistance (money transfers)  Evaluation  Investment ...more

This report presents the findings, conclusions, and recommendations of a mid-term evaluation of Beyond Capital (BC), a non-profit Investment Management Company domiciled in Amman, Jordan. BC’s miss...

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Issued on 2021.
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How To Note - Selecting Indicators

PDF | English | Guidelines and Procedures  Performance Monitoring  USAID

This resource supplements ADS 201.3.5.6. It provides an overview of performance indicator requirements and outlines practical steps and considerations for selecting performance indicators. The prim...

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DevResults Data Submission and Approval Manual

PDF | English | Guidelines and Procedures  Performance Measurement  Performance Monitoring ...more

DevResults Data Submission and Approval manual

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Indicators - Criteria Checklist

PDF | English | Guidelines and Procedures  Performance Monitoring  USAID

This resource complements ADS 201 by providing a set of criteria against which to compare indicators when selecting performance indicators for measuring expected outputs and outcomes of strategies,...

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Learning Questions Checklist

PDF | English | Performance Monitoring  USAID  Collaborating ...more

This checklist is intended for use by USAID and implementing partner staff when developing or reviewing learning questions during monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) planning processes (i.e....

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How to Note - Activity MEL Plans

PDF | English | Guidelines and Procedures  Performance Monitoring

This How-To Note supplements ADS 201.3.4.10, provides an overview of what is typically included in an Activity Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Plan, and outlines practical steps for deve...

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How to Note - DQAs 2021

PDF | English | Guidelines and Procedures  Assessment  Performance Monitoring

This How-To Note supplements ADS 201.3.5.7. It provides guidance about how to conduct a Data Quality Assessment (DQA). High-quality monitoring indicator data are the cornerstone for evidence-based ...

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Issued on 2021.
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Preparing Quarterly, Annual, and Final Reports

PDF | English | Guidelines and Procedures  Reports  USAID

This module is for organizations with limited or no experience working with USAID. It can also
strengthen your activity documentation and reporting practices.
In this module, you will:
● Learn h...

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Issued on 2021.
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Annual Report Sample 2021

PDF | English | Guidelines and Procedures  Template  Reports ...more

Annual Report Sample

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Evaluation Report Template

Document | English | Guidelines and Procedures  Template  Evaluation Report

Evaluation Report Template

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How to Work with USAID: Preparing Progress Reports

Other | English | Guidelines and Procedures  Policy Documents  Reports

This self-paced training series answers some of the most frequently asked questions about working with USAID. You will find practical tips and concrete examples on a variety of topics such as resea...

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Jordan DQA Checklist 2022

Document | English | Training Material  Performance Monitoring

Data Quality Assessment (DQA) Checklist used by USAID/Jordan

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USAID/Jordan Quarterly Report Template for Implementing Partners

Document | English | Communications  Guidelines and Procedures  Template

Monitoring and Evaluation Support Project (MESP) supported the Program Office (PRO) at the Mission to develop a proposed template to help guide Implementing Partners (IPs) in developing their Quart...

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Issued on 2016.
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Activity PIRS Guidance August 2021

Document | English | Training Material  Template

Activity PIRS Template V2 guidance

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Issued on 2020.
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CLA Framework and Key Concepts 2021

PDF | English | Performance Monitoring  USAID  Collaborating ...more

Although collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) are not new to USAID, they often do not happen regularly or
systematically and are not intentionally resourced. The CLA framework above identif...

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DQA Implementation Guide 2021

PDF | English | Training Material  Performance Monitoring

The DQA checklist includes a summary of all data quality issues found, the significance of these and recommendations for addressing the findings. The report can also include important areas of str...

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Issued on 2021.
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Updated Graphic Standards Manual and Partner Co-Branding Guide

PDF | English | Communications

Updated Graphic Standards Manual and Partner Co-Branding Guide as of 2016

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Quick Guide to using KaMP - Public Use (Arabic)

Other | English | Guidelines and Procedures  Manual

Quick Guide to using KaMP - Public Use (Arabic)

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USAID/Jordan Guidance for the GIS Reporting Template

PDF | English | Guidelines and Procedures  Template

MESP in collaboration with PRO designed a template for GIS data collection, IPs are requested to complete this template with geographic coordinates and corresponding activity-level details as appli...

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Issued on 2016.
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An Introduction to KaMP- Arabic

PDF | Arabic | Communications  Guidelines and Procedures  Manual

This document provides an overview of USAID/Jordan Knowledge Management Portal (KaMP). It covers the main functionalities, benefits, ans uses of the portal (Arabic version). For more information on...

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Issued on 2017.
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KaMP's Launching Video

Other | English | Development activity planning and management  Private sector  Guidelines and Procedures ...more

Jordan Development Knowledge Management Portal (KaMP); an online platform is used to access ,share and host development data and information about Jordan.

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Issued on 2017.
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