Feed the Future
This project is part of the U.S. Government's global hunger and food security initiative.

Planning for Cost Effective Evaluation with Evaluability Assessment

Impact LLC (as part of the ACDI/VOCA Consortium)
Publication date: 
Tuesday, January 1, 2008

Evaluability assessment is the first step in planning a useful, cost-effective impact assessment. Upon completion of an evaluability assessment, the evaluation team will have gained detailed knowledge of the program; program stakeholders will have agreed upon a well-developed causal model; a basic design for the impact assessment will have been developed; and the evaluation team will have collected sufficient information about local resources, logistical issues, and potential methodological challenges to proceed with the detailed design and implementation of the impact assessment.