NDIGD partnership to improve development outcomes

Author: Joya Helmuth


NDIGD is partnering with Results for Development on a USAID-funded project focused on implementing a rapid feedback system.

Designing, evaluating, and replicating successful programs requires a nuanced understanding of the problem being addressed, viable ideas for solutions, and a familiarity with context. But above all else, it requires a commitment to learning so that lessons from past efforts can be applied quickly and result in adaptive programs whose potential for impact is always increasing.

To address the need for systematic approaches to learning and adaptation, the consortium led by R4D has partnered with USAID on a three-year, up to $17 million dollar project: Rapid Feedback Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, and Learning (MERL).

Read more: http://ndigd.nd.edu/news/62638-ndigd-partners-on-usaid-research-to-improve-development-outcomes-2/

Originally published by Joya Helmuth at news.nd.edu on November 23, 2015.