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Leveraging Data and Evidence to Drive Decision Making at USAID

A young girl outside a schoolhouse in Ethiopia. / Susan Liebold, USAID

USAID is committed to improving evaluation and data quality to ensure that evidence informs decisions and policies, and improves programs. The Agency has made significant progress over the past five years and is being recognized for these efforts.

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5 Things USAID’s Land Office Has Learned about Impact Evaluations

Laida Phiri proudly displays her customary land certificate on her parcel of land in eastern Zambia. USAID is conducting a randomized control trial impact evaluation to measure the effect of securing property rights on the adoption of climate-smart agricultural practices. / Jeremy Green, The Cloudburst Group

USAID is committed to building the evidence base on what works through impact evaluations. While impact evaluations require a lot of work from a variety of stakeholders, the payoff in terms of improved programming can start at the baseline.

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How Data Drives Decisions at USAID

Impact magazine interviews Ellen Starbird, Director of the Office of Population and Reproductive Health, USAID.

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