CARE Canada Episode 1 Part 2: Evaluation experts discuss flaws in their Performance Measurement Framework and provide solutions.

Improving Development Evaluation by David Wand

Episode notes

In this Part 2 of Episode 1, Dr. Wand discusses with evaluation experts Donald Cole and Dr. Mark Degner flaws in CARE Canada's Performance Measurement Framework PMF for its $3,400,000 project in Vietnam entitled Advancing Women's Economic Empowerment. They conclude that 'stories of change' may be necessary but are not sufficient to support CARE Canada in its claim that it has achieved its project outcomes. They propose solutions on how to improve the evaluation of the project. Finally, Dr. Wand urges listeners to contact CARE Canada at to request they post all their project PMFs on their website and to implement the solutions discussed. Further details about this CARE Canada project can be found at

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