Evaluation at its core may be straightforward, but the situations in which it is applied can be complex and at times make evaluation daunting. The impact evaluation process is primarily directed at individuals who want a clear map that guides them through the process and helps them keep a pragmatic focus. The idea is that with a well-articulated plan, the actual evaluation process will be simpler and more straightforward.

FIGURE 7.1. Impact Evaluation Process


The impact evaluation process consists of seven elements. Although they are conveyed in sequence here, they can be considered reiteratively. The basic steps and ...

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