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Website based Tools and Manuals
The Gateway to Development Information (eldis), Methods, Tools and Manuals. This site contains range of guidelines and manuals to help development practitioners in carrying out participatory M&E.
The M and E News – the M and E News is a news service focusing on developments in monitoring and evaluation methods relevant to development projects with social development objectives.
USAID, Center for Development Information and Evaluation – USAID’s Center for Development Information and Evaluation (CDIE) publishes a wide range of impact evaluations, program and operational assessments, managing for results reports, performance monitoring tips and the USAID Evaluation News.
World Bank, Impact Evaluation – This site aims at disseminating information and providing resources for people and organizations working to assess and improve the effectiveness of projects and programs aimed at reducing poverty.