Evaluation & Learning

 

Devex Interviews Asia Foundation M&E Expert Natasha Beale

May 21, 2019

Media Coverage

Devex interviews The Asia Foundation’s Assistant Director of Evaluation and Learning Natasha Beale on how technology is transforming monitoring and evaluation.   Technology is being used a lot more in M&E work, said Natasha Beale, assistant director of the monitoring and evaluation unit at The Asia Foundation. Traditionally, M&E was mu… Read more

 

MEL in Adaptive Programming: Expanding the State of the Art

October 29, 2018

Publication

The Asia Foundation’s Philippines office, with the support from the Australian Embassy, recently hosted a two-day Practitioners Forum on Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) in adaptive programming. The forum served as a platform for exchange, collaboration, and network-building to more than 50 MEL specialists from around the world. This repo… Read more

 

How Do You Make Aid Programs Truly Adaptive?

August 10, 2016

Blog

A swelling chorus of the development community has been advocating for more flexible and adaptive programming that can respond to the twists and turns of political reform processes. They argue that in order to achieve better aid outcomes, we need to do development differently. As part of this agenda, ODI and The Asia F… Read more

 

Paper Heralds Era of a Politically Informed Approach to International Development

October 21, 2015

Blog

“Unless those with power use their influence to support reform, technical solutions by themselves rarely lead to meaningful change,” concludes The Asia Foundation’s just-released paper, Strategy Testing: An Innovative Approach to Monitoring Highly Flexible Aid Programs.

 

The Asia Foundation Releases New Paper on Innovative Monitoring Approach to Development Assistance

October 15, 2015

News

The Asia Foundation launched a paper today, entitled Strategy Testing: An Innovative Approach to Monitoring Highly Flexible Aid Programs with support from the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Partnership (DFAT-TAF Partnership). This is the third paper in the Working Politically in Practice series. The international development com… Read more

 

Strategy Testing: An Innovative Approach to Monitoring Highly Flexible Aid Programs

October 15, 2015

Publication

The international development community has increasingly embraced the idea that finding durable solutions to complex development problems requires new ways of working that move beyond industry norms. This paper makes an important contribution to the current debate by outlining an innovative monitoring system called Strategy Testing (ST). This is th… Read more

 

Rethinking Results Monitoring in Conflict Areas

September 19, 2012

Blog

Despite a major expansion of funding to the world’s most conflict affected areas over the past decade, many of these regions, including in Asia, remain afflicted by the same problems of poor governance, troubled state-society relations, and insecurity.