This guide provides an excellent high-level overview of monitoring and evaluation design concepts. It clarifies that teams should consider their resources and need for precision and establishing causality when choosing their M&E design. This guide is not intended to be a step-by-step how-to guide for all practitioners. Rather, it strives to clarify key M&E topics in simple terms and highlight the key decisions teams should consider in designing their M&E efforts. This resource would be most valuable to team members responsible for carrying out monitoring and evaluation.
Citation: Foundations of Success. 2019. Designing Monitoring and Evaluation Approaches under the Open Standards: How-To Guide. Foundations of Success, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.