As defined in ADS 203.3.6, evaluations provide a systematic way to gain insight and reach conclusions about the effectiveness of specific activities, the validity of a development hypothesis, the utility of performance monitoring efforts, factors in the development context that may affect the achievement of results, and the types of actions that need to be taken to improve performance.
- Complete an independent technical evaluation of the program to assess its progress and to evaluate the potential for further activities.
SOURCE: AUDIT REPORT NO. 1-525-10-008-P JULY 29, 2010
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- Verify and document reported results periodically for PMP - (ADS) 203.3.4 - ADS 596, Management’s Responsibility for Internal Control
- Performance Management Plan Needs to Be Improved - ADS 203.3.3 - ADS 22.214.171.124
- Verify Reported Data - ADS 303.2
- Management of Performance Data Needs to Be Improved - ADS 126.96.36.199
- Performance Management Plan Was Not Updated ADS 203.3
- Partners Set Unrealistic Targets for Development Programs - ADS 200.2 - ADS 203
- Performance Targets Set Too Low - ADS 188.8.131.52
- Too Much Credit Claimed for the Results Achieved - ADS 184.108.40.206
- Improve Reporting on Activities - USAID’s guidance for the FY 2009 Performance Plan and Report (PPR)
- Fiscal Year [...] Performance Management Plan Not Developed - ADS 203.3.3 - USAID’s Performance Management Toolkit
- Reported Results Are Not Useful for Program Management - ADS 220.127.116.11.c - ADS 18.104.22.168 - ADS 22.214.171.124
- Field Activities Do Not Correlate Well With Program Indicators - ADS 126.96.36.199 - ADS 188.8.131.52.e
- Strengthen Data Reporting - ADS 184.108.40.206 - USAID’s Performance Management Toolkit
- Data Collection and Reporting Did Not Always Yield Useful Information - ADS 203.
- Program Targets Were Not Clearly Defined - ADS 203
- Data Reported for a Key Indicator Were Not Consistent With the Indicator Definition - ADS 203
- Some Reported Results Were Not Reliable - ADS 203
- Impact Indicators Were Not Measured - ADS 203.3.2 - ADS 220.127.116.11
- Data Quality Assessment Recommendations Were Not Fully Implemented - ADS 18.104.22.168
- The Reliability of Performance Data Is Unknown - ADS 202.3.6 - USAID’s Performance Management Toolkit