Identifying the Intended User(s) and Use(s) of an Evaluation

1 January 2012International Development Research Centre (IDRC),

Guideline for providing ideas and suggestions for identifying the primary intended users and the intended uses of an evaluation and drawing attention to the importance of doing so from the initial planning stage.

Resource type: Guideline

Resource application: Indicator (d) – useful in planning ahead to ensure M&E is is used at different levels. Indicator (e) – use to enable information needs of different audiences to be met. International development specific.

Medium skills. Short guideline, discursive style but thought-provoking reading when planning M&E activities.

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