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  • Emergency Preparedness and Response

    This site offers the most useful technical resources that can help you increase the quality and impact of your emergency programming. If you feel that an important resource is missing, let us know please.

    Key Resources

    PIN (2018) Global strategy for emergency preparedness and response 2017-2021 (PDF, 430.51 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource explains PIN's commitments and priorities in terms of humanitarian aid for the strategic period 2017-2021, including key priorities, expected results, required investments and actions, and relevant responsibilities.

    PIN (2018) Global strategy for emergency preparedness and response 2017-2021 - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Strategies
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    ICRC (2010) Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief (PDF, 47.53 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource lists the 10 fundamental humanitarian principles that PIN as well as other humanitarian actors adhere to. They give guidance on how humanitarian aid should be provided and what impacts should be sought for the affected population.

    ICRC (2010) Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers, HR Officers
    SPHERE (2018) SPHERE Handbook: Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource explains the minimum technical humanitarian standards used in four main programming areas, including WASH, food security and nutrition, shelter and NFIs, and health. It also includes the Humanitarian charter, Protection principles and Common Humanitarian Standard brief.

    SPHERE (2018) SPHERE Handbook: Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response - overview
    Language: English, French, Arabic, Spanish
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Humanitarian principles and standards

    ICRC (2010) Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief (PDF, 47.53 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource lists the 10 fundamental humanitarian principles that PIN as well as other humanitarian actors adhere to. They give guidance on how humanitarian aid should be provided and what impacts should be sought for the affected population.

    ICRC (2010) Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers, HR Officers
    SPHERE (2018) SPHERE Handbook: Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource explains the minimum technical humanitarian standards used in four main programming areas, including WASH, food security and nutrition, shelter and NFIs, and health. It also includes the Humanitarian charter, Protection principles and Common Humanitarian Standard brief.

    SPHERE (2018) SPHERE Handbook: Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response - overview
    Language: English, French, Arabic, Spanish
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    CHS Alliance (2014) Core Humanitarian Standard on Quality and Accountability (PDF, 1.35 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource explains the nine commitments that humanitarian actors can use to improve the quality and effectiveness of their assistance. PIN strives to meet these commitments. The versions in 25 other languages can be downloaded from https://corehumanitarianstandard.org/the-standard/language-versions

    CHS Alliance (2014) Core Humanitarian Standard on Quality and Accountability - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Emergency Preparedness

    PIN (2018) Global strategy for emergency preparedness and response 2017-2021 (PDF, 430.51 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource explains PIN's commitments and priorities in terms of humanitarian aid for the strategic period 2017-2021, including key priorities, expected results, required investments and actions, and relevant responsibilities.

    PIN (2018) Global strategy for emergency preparedness and response 2017-2021 - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Strategies
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Markets in Emergencies

    Resources on Markets / Private Sector in Emergencies (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This link will take you to all the relevant documents at this site dedicated to Market and Private Sector related section.

    Resources on Markets / Private Sector in Emergencies - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Evaluation & Research Reports, Communication Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Cash and Vouchers Assistance in Emergencies

    Resources on Cash and Voucher Assistance (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This link will take you to all the relevant documents at this site dedicated to Cash and Voucher Assistance.

    Resources on Cash and Voucher Assistance - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Strategies, Toolkits & Manuals, Evaluation & Research Reports, E-Learning and Webinars, Training Materials, Communication Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Food Security & Livelihoods in Emergencies

    PIN (2019) IndiKit: Guidance on Food Security Indicators in Emergencies (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resources provides guidance on how to select food security indicIndiKit website offers guidance on the use of many food security (and other) indicators, including specific survey questions, practical tips and things to be careful about. ators and how to measure them while designing an intervention.

    PIN (2019) IndiKit: Guidance on Food Security Indicators in Emergencies - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    Resources on Agriculture in Emergencies (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This link will take you to all the relevant documents at this site dedicated to agriculture and resources management.

    Resources on Agriculture in Emergencies - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    IFE Core Group (2017) Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies: Operational Guide (PDF, 836.15 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    Key guidance for use in food security and nutrition interventions in emergency contexts, to ensure programmes are providing the necessary requirements for adequate infant and young child feeding.

    IFE Core Group (2017) Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies: Operational Guide - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Nutrition in Emergencies

    Resources on Nutrition Security Assessments (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This link will take you to the KLC section dedicated to nutrition security.

    Resources on Nutrition Security Assessments - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Checklists, Training Materials
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    Resources on Nutrition in Emergencies (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This link will take you to all the relevant documents at this site dedicated to nutrition.

    Resources on Nutrition in Emergencies - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Project Design Examples, E-Learning and Webinars, Training Materials, Templates
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    WASH in Emergencies

    Resources on WASH in Emergencies (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This link will take you to all the relevant documents at this site dedicated to WASH.

    Resources on WASH in Emergencies - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Checklists, Project Design Examples, Training Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Shelter, NFIs & Settlements in Emergencies

    CRS (2015) Using Cash for Shelter - Case Studies (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    These case studies are intended to serve as a platform for more discussion and review on promising and best practices in how and when to utilize cash to achieve shelter outcomes.

    CRS (2015) Using Cash for Shelter - Case Studies - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    PIN (2019) INDIKIT: Guidance on Shelter and NFI Indicators (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    IndiKit website offers guidance on the use of shelter and NFI indicators, including specific survey questions, practical tips and things to be careful about.

    PIN (2019) INDIKIT: Guidance on Shelter and NFI Indicators - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Cross cutting topics

    IASC (2018) Introduction to Gender with Age Marker (GAM) (PDF, 199.11 KB)
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    Also available in: French, Arabic, Spanish

    When can it be useful?
    This two-pager describes IASC's Gender with Age Marker (GAM), an updated and expanded version of the Gender Marker tool that has been used for assessing the extent to which a humanitarian intervention addresses gender- and age-related differences.

    IASC (2018) Introduction to Gender with Age Marker (GAM) - overview
    Language: English, French, Arabic, Spanish
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Checklists
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    IASC (2018) GAM Tip Sheets (URL)
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    Also available in: French, Spanish

    When can it be useful?
    The Tip Sheets offer guiding questions, examples and specific interventions which show how humanitarian projects across many different sectors can effectively mainstream gender and age in their design, implementation and M&E.

    IASC (2018) GAM Tip Sheets - overview
    Language: English, French, Spanish
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Checklists
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    ALNAP (2006) Evaluating humanitarian action using the OECD-DAC criteria (PDF, 197.44 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    Guide to applying the DAC Criteria for humanitarian interventions: Relevance/appropriateness, Connectedness, Coherence, Coverage, Efficiency, Effectiveness, Impact

    ALNAP (2006) Evaluating humanitarian action using the OECD-DAC criteria - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
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    Education in Emergencies

    Resources on Education in Emergencies (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This link will take you to all the relevant documents at this site dedicated to Education.

    Resources on Education in Emergencies - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Protection in Emergencies

    Resources on Protection in Emergencies (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This link will take you to all the relevant documents at this site dedicated to protection and social inclusion.

    Resources on Protection in Emergencies - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Checklists, Training Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    ECHO (2019) The Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in EU-funded Humanitarian Aid Operations (PDF, 1.36 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    DG ECHO' s operational guidance on how to include persons with disabilities into humanitarian interventions.

    ECHO (2019) The Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in EU-funded Humanitarian Aid Operations - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    COVID-19 Response

    This site offers the most useful resources for your COVID-19 response activities (make sure that you are logged in the internal version of KLC so that you can see all the available resources). It is updated several times a week. If you feel that an important resource is missing, let us know please. Explore also additional guidance included in other thematic sections of this website.

    Key Resources

    WHO (2020) E-Learning on COVID-19 (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This e-learning provides key information on COVID-19, how to protect yourself and how to engage communities. Available in multiple languages.

    WHO (2020) E-Learning on COVID-19 - overview
    Language: English, French, Portuguese, Arabic, Spanish
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: E-Learning and Webinars
    Useful during: Initial Orientation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers, HR Officers
    WHO (2020) Q&A on COVID-19 (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This site provides a useful overview of questions & answers on COVID-19.

    WHO (2020) Q&A on COVID-19 - overview
    Language: English, French, Spanish
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: E-Learning and Webinars
    Useful during: Initial Orientation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers, HR Officers
    Sphere (2020) COVID-19 Guidance Based on Humanitarian Standards (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This site includes guidance on applying the Sphere standards to COVID-19 response activities.

    Sphere (2020) COVID-19 Guidance Based on Humanitarian Standards - overview
    Language: English, French, Portuguese, Arabic, Spanish
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Protecting Staff and Beneficiaries

    WHO (2020) E-Learning on COVID-19 (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This e-learning provides key information on COVID-19, how to protect yourself and how to engage communities. Available in multiple languages.

    WHO (2020) E-Learning on COVID-19 - overview
    Language: English, French, Portuguese, Arabic, Spanish
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: E-Learning and Webinars
    Useful during: Initial Orientation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers, HR Officers
    WHO (2020) When and How to Use Masks (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    WHO guidance video and materials on when and how to use a mask.

    WHO (2020) When and How to Use Masks - overview
    Language: English, French, Arabic, Spanish
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers, HR Officers
    FSC Syria (2020) General Distribution SOPs for Covid-19 Mitigation and Preparedness (PDF, 150.31 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for distributions taking COVID-19 prevention measures into account – Syria Food Security example that is relevant to many other countries.

    FSC Syria (2020) General Distribution SOPs for Covid-19 Mitigation and Preparedness - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
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    Awareness Raising & Behaviour Change Communication

    TWB (2020) Do You Speak COVID-19? (PDF, 237.71 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This brief outlines findings and recommendations on four key aspects of effective communication with communities and countering misinformation about COVID-19 risks: language, format, relevant content and channel.

    TWB (2020) Do You Speak COVID-19? - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    Compass (2020) COVID-19: Resources for Social and Behavior Change (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This site offers a (frequently updated) overview of useful COVID-19 behaviour change communication guidance, tools and various materials (posters, leaflets, etc.)

    Compass (2020) COVID-19: Resources for Social and Behavior Change - overview
    Language: English, French
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Project Design Examples
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    PIN (2017) Creating Effective Communications (PDF, 596.54 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This short guidance is a part of PIN's Behaviour Change Toolkit. It explains how to design and pre-test your communication messages and materials.

    PIN (2017) Creating Effective Communications - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
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    Public Health and WASH

    WHO (2020) COVID-19 Technical Guidance: Infection Prevention and Control / WASH (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    WHO guidance on a range of infection prevention and control topics.

    WHO (2020) COVID-19 Technical Guidance: Infection Prevention and Control / WASH - overview
    Language: English, French, Arabic, Spanish
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    WHO (2020) Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Waste Management for COVID-19 (PDF, 723.86 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    WHO technical brief on WASH in text context of COVID-19.

    WHO (2020) Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Waste Management for COVID-19 - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    WASH Cluster (2020) National WASH Cluster Iraq COVID-19 Response Guidance Note (PDF, 856.44 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This document provides an example of a COVID-19 hygiene kit (Iraq WASH Cluster COVID-19 guidance).

    WASH Cluster (2020) National WASH Cluster Iraq COVID-19 Response Guidance Note - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Project Design Examples
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
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    Nutrition and Care

    Global Nutrition Cluster (2020) COVID-19 Resources (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    A compilation of resources published by the Global Nutrition Cluster (updated regularly).

     Global Nutrition Cluster (2020) COVID-19 Resources - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    GNC (2020) MANAGEMENT OF CHILD WASTING IN THE CONTEXT OF COVID-19 (PDF, 266.99 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    Includes key guidance for acute malnutrition treatment programmes in a COVID-19 outbreak. Check the Global Nutrition Cluster website if there is an updated version.

    GNC (2020) MANAGEMENT OF CHILD WASTING IN THE CONTEXT OF COVID-19 - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    GNC (2020) Infant & Young Child Feeding in the Context of COVID-19 (PDF, 357.04 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    Includes key guidance and messages for Infant and Young Child Feeding in a COVID-19 outbreak. Check the Global Nutrition Cluster website if there is an updated version.

    GNC (2020) Infant & Young Child Feeding in the Context of COVID-19 - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
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    Training and Education

    INEE (2020) TECHNICAL NOTE ON EDUCATION DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC (PDF, 514.67 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This document provides technical guidance to support education during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    INEE (2020) TECHNICAL NOTE ON EDUCATION DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    UNICEF (2020) Key Messages and Actions for COVID-19 Prevention and Control in Schools (PDF, 531.68 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This document talks through key messages and actions for preventing the spread of COVID-19 in schools. It also provides practical checklists to help organizations adhere to relevant guidance in their educational work with different groups, including schools, parents, communities and children

    UNICEF (2020) Key Messages and Actions for COVID-19 Prevention and Control in Schools - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Checklists
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    INEE (2020) COVID-19 Resource Website (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    INEE’s website dedicated to sharing resources and guidance related to Education in Emergencies during COVID-19.

    INEE (2020) COVID-19 Resource Website - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
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    Market-Based Programming

    CaLP (2020) Guidance on CVA in COVID-19 Contexts (PDF, 171.9 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource provides key notes to consider during each step of the project cycle in cash and voucher assistance (CVA), in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    CaLP (2020) Guidance on CVA in COVID-19 Contexts - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    ICRC (2020) Tipsheet: Cash and Voucher Assistance and COVID-19 (PDF, 438.99 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource provides practical guidance on what to consider when adjusting your CVA responses to the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, to reduce risks and contribute to minimizing the spread of COVID-19, while ensuring your responses remain flexible to the changing market context.

    ICRC (2020) Tipsheet: Cash and Voucher Assistance and COVID-19 - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    IRC, CaLP (2020) Comparative Table of Humanitarian Market Analysis Tools (PDF, 615.35 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource provides a brief overview of and links to the different market assessment guidance and tools that exist for humanitarian contexts, it can be useful when deciding which tool is best for your information needs.

    IRC, CaLP (2020) Comparative Table of Humanitarian Market Analysis Tools - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
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    Food Security

    FSC Syria (2020) General Distribution SOPs for Covid-19 Mitigation and Preparedness (PDF, 150.31 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for distributions taking COVID-19 prevention measures into account – Syria Food Security example that is relevant to many other countries.

    FSC Syria (2020) General Distribution SOPs for Covid-19 Mitigation and Preparedness - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    CaLP (2020) Guidance on CVA in COVID-19 Contexts (PDF, 171.9 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource provides key notes to consider during each step of the project cycle in cash and voucher assistance (CVA), in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    CaLP (2020) Guidance on CVA in COVID-19 Contexts - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    WFP (2020) COVID 19: Targeting & Prioritization (PDF, 563.14 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This document provides guidance on targeting and prioritization of food security interventions.

    WFP (2020) COVID 19: Targeting & Prioritization - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Good Governance

    PCSC (2020) Examples of Civic Responses to COVID-19 (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    Website of Prague Civil Society Centre providing examples of civic responses to COVID-19 in the Czech Republic.

    PCSC (2020) Examples of Civic Responses to COVID-19 - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Project Design Examples
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    IFRC, UNIEF, WHO (2020) Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) (PDF, 3.94 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This document explains community engagement and risk communication framework. It is designed primarily for higher-level actors but provides useful information and guidance even for interventions at a lower level.

    IFRC, UNIEF, WHO (2020) Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Strategies, Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    EPD (2020) Democratic principles in a time of crisis (PDF, 423.22 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This statement highlights the core advocacy messages related to ensuring human rights in the context of COVID-19 crisis and various emergency measures taken by the governments. It was produced by the European Partnership for Democracy, a network of organizations (including PIN) that work on defending democracy and human rights issues globally.

    EPD (2020) Democratic principles in a time of crisis - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Strategies
    Useful during: Initial Orientation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers, HR Officers
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    MEAL

    Poverty Action Lab (2020) Best practices for conducting phone surveys (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    A collection of briefly-summarized best practices for conducting phone surveys.

    Poverty Action Lab (2020) Best practices for conducting phone surveys - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    60 Decibels (2020) Remote Survey Toolkit (PDF, 1.15 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This toolkit provides practical tips and guidance on conducting remote (phone-based) surveys. Focus primarily on chapters 1 and 2.

    60 Decibels (2020) Remote Survey Toolkit - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Checklists
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    CHS (2020) How to meet our CHS commitments in the coronavirus pandemic (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    CHS Alliance guidance on how to meet quality and accountability commitments in the time of COVID-19. Includes links to many other useful resources.

    CHS (2020) How to meet our CHS commitments in the coronavirus pandemic - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
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    Protection, Gender and Inclusion

    RCCE (2020) How to include vulnerable people in risk communication and community engagement (PDF, 258.39 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource provides practical guidance on how to include marginalized and vulnerable people in risk communication and community engagement.

    RCCE (2020) How to include vulnerable people in risk communication and community engagement - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    WHO (2020) Disability considerations during the COVID-19 outbreak (PDF, 163.22 KB)
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    Also available in: French

    When can it be useful?
    Certain populations, such as those with disabilities, may be impacted more significantly by COVID-19. This resource describes how the impact can be mitigated through simple actions and protective measures.

    WHO (2020) Disability considerations during the COVID-19 outbreak - overview
    Language: English, French
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    HelpAge (2020) Covid-19: Guidance and advice for older people (PDF, 201.32 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    The resource provides guidance and advice for older people during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    HelpAge (2020) Covid-19: Guidance and advice for older people - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
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    Formal and Informal Camps and Camp-Like Settlements

    IASC (2020) Response Operations in Humanitarian Situations, Including Camps and Camp-Like Settings (PDF, 257.07 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This guidance describes specific needs and considerations required for providing humanitarian assistance in formal and informal camps and camp-like settings as well as the surrounding host communities, aiming at scaling-up readiness and response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

    IASC (2020) Response Operations in Humanitarian Situations, Including Camps and Camp-Like Settings - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    SSHAP (2020) Key considerations: COVID-19 in informal urban settlements (PDF, 631.53 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This brief sets out key considerations for protecting informal urban settlements from the spread and impacts of COVID-19.

    SSHAP (2020) Key considerations: COVID-19 in informal urban settlements - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Strategies
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    UNHCR (2020) INTERIM GUIDANCE ON SHELTER AND SETTLEMENTS RESPONSE TO COVID-19 (PDF, 494.79 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    Interim guidance on Shelter and Settlements Response to COVID-19 with tips for key emergency actions for shelter and settlements response, considerations for settlement planning and improved shelter.

    UNHCR (2020) INTERIM GUIDANCE ON SHELTER AND SETTLEMENTS RESPONSE TO COVID-19 - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
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    Cash and Voucher Assistance

    This site offers the most useful technical resources that can help you increase the quality and impact of your cash and voucher assistance (CVA). If you feel that an important resource is missing, let us know please.

    Key Resources

    PIN (2019) IndiKit: Guidance on Cash and Voucher-Related Indicators (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    Here you can find practical guidance on indicators that are most commonly used in cash and voucher assistance in emergencies. It is based on the aid agencies’ field experience and best practices promoted by CaLP, donors and other stakeholders.

    PIN (2019) IndiKit: Guidance on Cash and Voucher-Related Indicators - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    CaLP (2018) Programme Quality Toolbox (PQT) (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    The programme quality toolbox is a set of common standards and actions for quality Cash Based Assistance (CBA) which defines 'what' needs to happen for quality CBA. Each action is supported by a set of guidelines and ready to use tools and templates on 'how' to achieve quality CBA. The toolbox is the main supporting documentation on CBA in the 2018 Sphere Handbook.

    CaLP (2018) Programme Quality Toolbox (PQT) - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    CaLP (2019) Glossary of Terms (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    The primary objectives of this Glossary are to provide clarity and encourage common understanding and harmonized use of terms and definitions for cash and voucher assistance.

    CaLP (2019) Glossary of Terms - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Training Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Introduction to Cash and Voucher Assistance

    CaLP - Cash Learning Partnership Website (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    The main website of The Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP), a global partnership of humanitarian actors engaged in policy, practice and research within Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA).

    CaLP - Cash Learning Partnership Website - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Training Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    CaLP (2019) Glossary of Terms (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    The primary objectives of this Glossary are to provide clarity and encourage common understanding and harmonized use of terms and definitions for cash and voucher assistance.

    CaLP (2019) Glossary of Terms - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Training Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    CaLP - CaLP Discussion Group (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This is an online discussion group on all things cash and voucher assistance, and a useful way to keep abreast of related discussions and pose key questions to the broader cash and voucher assistance community.

    CaLP - CaLP Discussion Group  - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Communication Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Needs Assessment & Response Analysis

    Save the Children, Okular Analytics (2018) Basic Needs Assessment (Part 1 & 2) (PDF, 1.46 MB)
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    Also available in: English

    When can it be useful?
    These documents constitute the final draft of the Basic Needs Assessment (BNA) Guidance and Toolbox, commissioned by Save the Children within the broader framework for the uptake of quality, collaborative multipurpose grants (MPGs).

    Save the Children, Okular Analytics (2018) Basic Needs Assessment (Part 1 & 2) - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    Save the Children (2018) Facilitator's Guide for Inter-Sector Response Options Analysis Planning (PDF, 2.9 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    The ROAP ultimately leads to the selection of the most appropriate, operationally feasible, and cost efficient response options to achieve sector and inter-sector objectives for specific target groups and geographic areas. It considers in-kind transfers, direct service delivery, vouchers, cash transfers, and combinations of those.

    Save the Children (2018) Facilitator's Guide for Inter-Sector Response Options Analysis Planning - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    UNHCR (2017) Cash Feasibility and Response Analysis Toolkit (PDF, 1.46 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    The “Cash Feasibility and Response Analysis Toolkit” aims to assist operations in determining the feasibility of cash-based interventions (CBIs) in UNHCR country programmes. The toolkit brings together new tools and knowledge on conducting cash feasibility assessments and response analysis that have emerged since the publication of the UNHCR Operational Guidelines for Cash-based Interventions (OG)

    UNHCR (2017) Cash Feasibility and Response Analysis Toolkit - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Modalities

    Mercy Corps (2017) Cash Transfer Implementation Guide: Part of the CTP Toolkit (PDF, 2.66 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    The Cash Transfer Implementation Guide is written for Program Managers actively managing cash transfer programs. If you are reading this Implementation Guide, it is assumed you are familiar with the preconditions for CTP and the advantages and disadvantages of cash transfer programs. If not, please read the Cash Transfer Programming Methodology Guide.

    Mercy Corps (2017) Cash Transfer Implementation Guide: Part of the CTP Toolkit - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    ERC (2015) Operational Guidance and Toolkit for Multi-Purpose Cash Grants (PDF, 3.72 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This operational guidance and toolkit brings together worldwide expertise on cash-based interventions (CBIs). It provides comprehensive and practical guidance for humanitarian actors to assess the feasibility, conceptualise the design and structure the implementation of MPGs.

    ERC (2015) Operational Guidance and Toolkit for Multi-Purpose Cash Grants - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    Mercy Corps (2017) Voucher and Fair Implementation Guide (PDF, 5.41 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    If you are reading the Voucher and Fair Implementation Guide (Voucher Guide), we assume you are familiar with the preconditions for CTP and the advantages and disadvantages of voucher programs. As such, the Voucher Guide is written for the active design and implementation of cash, restricted cash, and commodity voucher programs and/or fairs.

    Mercy Corps (2017) Voucher and Fair Implementation Guide - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
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    Transfer Mechanisms

    Save the Children (2010) Delivering Money: Cash Transfer Mechanisms in Emergencies (PDF, 1.33 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    The report aims to share a range of previous and ongoing experience in the delivery of cash, in order to assist relief workers to efficiently and effectively undertake cash-based responses.

    Save the Children (2010) Delivering Money: Cash Transfer Mechanisms in Emergencies - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers, HR Officers
    UNHCR (2016) Cash Delivery Mechanism - Assessment Tool (PDF, 445.63 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    Recognising the need to complement the Guidelines with practical tools that can be used by field practitioners, UNHCR developed a Cash Delivery Mechanism Assessment Tool (CDMAT) in 2016 to help field teams to assess the adequacy of various cash delivery mechanisms to meet programme needs.

    UNHCR (2016) Cash Delivery Mechanism - Assessment Tool - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    Mercy Corps (2017) Cash Transfer Implementation Guide: Part of the CTP Toolkit (PDF, 2.66 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    The Cash Transfer Implementation Guide is written for Program Managers actively managing cash transfer programs. If you are reading this Implementation Guide, it is assumed you are familiar with the preconditions for CTP and the advantages and disadvantages of cash transfer programs. If not, please read the Cash Transfer Programming Methodology Guide.

    Mercy Corps (2017) Cash Transfer Implementation Guide: Part of the CTP Toolkit - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Sectors

    UNHCR (2018) Multi-Purpose Cash and Sectoral Outcomes: Review of Evidence and Learning (PDF, 3.25 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    Evidence is lacking on how far multi-purpose cash contributes to sectoral outcomes in health, WASH, shelter, food security and nutrition, education, livelihoods, energy and environment programming, and how sectoral interventions should include multi-purpose cash along with other activities to best reach intended sectoral outcomes that contribute to protection. This report helps address this gap.

    UNHCR (2018) Multi-Purpose Cash and Sectoral Outcomes: Review of Evidence and Learning - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    CaLP (2018) CTP in the Education and Child Protection: Literature Review & Evidence Maps (PDF, 1.85 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This report examines the body of research that provides evidence of the impact of CTP on education and child protection outcomes and provides a comprehensive synthesis and analysis of existing evidence and identifies gaps in the knowledge base for future research prioritisation.

    CaLP (2018) CTP in the Education and Child Protection: Literature Review & Evidence Maps - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    CRS (2015) Using Cash for Shelter - Case Studies (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    These case studies are intended to serve as a platform for more discussion and review on promising and best practices in how and when to utilize cash to achieve shelter outcomes.

    CRS (2015) Using Cash for Shelter - Case Studies - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
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    Market Analysis

    CaLP (2017) Minimum Standard for Market Analysis (MISMA) (PDF, 1.17 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource is a set of standards (similar to the Sphere Standards), indicators and guidance on conducting market assessments/analysis in disaster or early recovery contexts (to ensure interventions can help meet basic needs while using and strengthening markets in this process), they have been designed to be used by non-market specialists across sectors.

    CaLP (2017) Minimum Standard for Market Analysis (MISMA) - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    MiC (2018) Markets in Crises Discussion Group (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This is an online discussion group on all things markets in crisis, and a useful way to keep abreast of related discussions and pose key questions to the broader markets in crisis community.

    MiC (2018) Markets in Crises Discussion Group - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Communication Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    EMMA (2010) Emergency Market Mapping and Analysis Toolkit (ZIP, 1.7 MB)
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    Also available in: French, Spanish

    When can it be useful?
    This resource is a set of tools and guidance notes for front-line humanitarian staff in sudden-onset emergencies to better understand, accommodate, and make use of market systems, it provides detailed guidance on each of the steps involved in market assessment.

    EMMA (2010) Emergency Market Mapping and Analysis Toolkit  - overview
    Language: English, French, Spanish
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Monitoring & Evaluation

    CaLP (2017) Monitoring 4 CTP: Monitoring Guidance for Cash Transfer Programming in Emergencies (PDF, 856.78 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This guidance provides a central ‘living’ resource to promote a common understanding of the most important monitoring considerations for humanitarian projects using cash transfer programming (CTP).

    CaLP (2017) Monitoring 4 CTP: Monitoring Guidance for Cash Transfer Programming in Emergencies - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    PIN (2019) IndiKit: Guidance on Cash and Voucher-Related Indicators (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    Here you can find practical guidance on indicators that are most commonly used in cash and voucher assistance in emergencies. It is based on the aid agencies’ field experience and best practices promoted by CaLP, donors and other stakeholders.

    PIN (2019) IndiKit: Guidance on Cash and Voucher-Related Indicators - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    Multiple authors (2018) Overview of cash transfers and vouchers in 2018 Humanitarian Response Plans (PDF, 1 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This paper examines how cash transfers, as well as vouchers, are incorporated in Humanitarian Response Plans (HRPs) in 2018, as these are key planning documents for international humanitarian assistance.

    Multiple authors (2018) Overview of cash transfers and vouchers in 2018 Humanitarian Response Plans - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Cross-Cutting Topics

    CaLP, USAID (2017) A Review of Inter-agency Collaboration for CTP Delivery (PDF, 733.98 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This study tests the commonly held assumption that greater collaboration results in greater efficiency or effectiveness. It establishes drivers and measures of efficiency and effectiveness in CTP delivery; characterises different models of collaboration for cash delivery; and assesses these different models against the measures of efficiency and effectiveness.

    CaLP, USAID (2017) A Review of Inter-agency Collaboration for CTP Delivery - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    Steets, J. et al. (2017) Policy Paper on Cash Coordination in Humanitarian Contexts (PDF, 426.29 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This paper discusses the advantages and disadvantages of seven institutional models for cash coordination, as well as the level of stakeholder endorsement for each option.

    Steets, J. et al. (2017) Policy Paper on Cash Coordination in Humanitarian Contexts - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    Save the Children (2017) Child Outcomes of CTP (report, annexes) (PDF, 5.13 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This systematic review attempts to fill an evidence gap by reviewing a comprehensive list of indicators around outcomes for children in health, food security, nutrition, protection, and education. These indicators include both those that indirectly concern children, such as maternal health status, as well as those that directly affect children, such as the child’s health.

    Save the Children (2017) Child Outcomes of CTP (report, annexes) - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Training Materials

    CaLP (2018) Course: Cash Transfer Programming - The Fundamentals (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This session will introduce you to the fundamentals of Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) and will help you to begin understanding it. No knowledge of CVA is required to do this course.

    CaLP (2018) Course: Cash Transfer Programming - The Fundamentals - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: E-Learning and Webinars, Training Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    IFRC - Cash & Livelihoods Trainings (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    A comprehensive selection of trainings on Cash & Livelihoods Interventions.

    IFRC - Cash & Livelihoods Trainings - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: E-Learning and Webinars, Training Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers, HR Officers
    CaLP (2019) Course: Core CTP Skills for Supply Chain, Finance & ICT Staff (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This 5-day course, developed by the Fritz Institute in conjunction with CaLP, is structured around the humanitarian project cycle and allows a range of operations staff to understand their role and function in the design, implementation and monitoring of cash and voucher assistance.

    CaLP (2019) Course: Core CTP Skills for Supply Chain, Finance & ICT Staff - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: E-Learning and Webinars, Training Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Market Development

    This site offers the most useful technical resources that can help you increase the quality and impact of your market development programming (covering market systems development and other private sector development approaches). If you feel that an important resource is missing, please let us know.

    Key Resources

    PIN RDD Strategy 2016-2021: Sustainable Livelihoods and Environment (PDF, 1.68 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This programming strategy of PIN’s Relief and Development Department (RDD) explains the approach PIN takes to improving people’s livelihoods and protecting the natural environment.

    PIN RDD Strategy 2016-2021: Sustainable Livelihoods and Environment - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Strategies, Communication Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    PIN (2018) Good Practice Guide: Enabling Poor People's Access to Essential Products and Services (PDF, 8.66 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This guide provides practical guidance, examples and tools on how to increase poor people’s access to products and services that can improve their lives, through effective engagement of the private sector.

    PIN (2018) Good Practice Guide: Enabling Poor People's Access to Essential Products and Services - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Checklists
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    PIN (2018) Good Practice Guide: Increasing Poor People's Demand for Essential Products and Services (PDF, 9.37 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This guide provides practical guidance, examples and tools on how to increase poor people’s demand for products and services that can improve their lives through effective engagement of the private sector and the use of a market systems approach.

    PIN (2018) Good Practice Guide: Increasing Poor People's Demand for Essential Products and Services - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Checklists
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Examples of PIN's Interventions

    PIN (2015) Video on the Community Livestock Market Development Project, Cambodia (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This video provides an overview of a livestock market development project implemented by PIN and partners in Cambodia, and includes an overview of the constraints the project was aimed at addressing and how these were being addressed.

    PIN (2015) Video on the Community Livestock Market Development Project, Cambodia - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Project Design Examples
    Useful during: Initial Orientation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    PIN (2018) INSPIRED: Market Systems Development (Issue 4) (PDF, 8.16 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource features practical project examples and lessons from PINs market systems development programming across different countries.

    PIN (2018) INSPIRED: Market Systems Development (Issue 4) - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Communication Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    PIN (2018) Good Practice Guide: Enabling Poor People's Access to Essential Products and Services (PDF, 8.66 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This guide provides practical guidance, examples and tools on how to increase poor people’s access to products and services that can improve their lives, through effective engagement of the private sector.

    PIN (2018) Good Practice Guide: Enabling Poor People's Access to Essential Products and Services - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Checklists
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Market Assessments

    Practical Action (2014) Guide: Participatory Market System Development Roadmap Steps (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This guide provides clear and practical guidance on each of the steps used in conducting market assessments using a market system development approach, with a focus on using participatory approaches.

    Practical Action (2014) Guide: Participatory Market System Development Roadmap Steps - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    PIN (2018) Good Practice Guide: Improving Small Producers' Access to Profitable Markets (PDF, 14.93 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This guide provides practical guidance, examples and tools on how to assist poor producers to sell their products in more profitable markets through effective engagement of the private sector and the use of a market systems development approach.

    PIN (2018) Good Practice Guide: Improving Small Producers' Access to Profitable Markets - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Checklists, Templates
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    PIN (2018) Good Practice Guide: Increasing Poor People's Demand for Essential Products and Services (PDF, 9.37 MB)
    View

    When can it be useful?
    This guide provides practical guidance, examples and tools on how to increase poor people’s demand for products and services that can improve their lives through effective engagement of the private sector and the use of a market systems approach.

    PIN (2018) Good Practice Guide: Increasing Poor People's Demand for Essential Products and Services - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Checklists
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Labour Market Assessments and Employment

    PIN (2018) Guide: Improving Employment Through Market Driven Vocational Education And Training (PDF, 12.55 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This good practice guide provides practical guidance, examples and tools on engaging the private sector to ensure that Vocational Education and Training (VET) programmes sustainably increase access to productive and fulfilling employment opportunities.

    PIN (2018) Guide: Improving Employment Through Market Driven Vocational Education And Training  - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    PIN (2019) Labour Market Assessment in East and West Mosul, Iraq (PDF, 2.3 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This is a practical example of a labour market assessment report from an assessment conducted by PIN in Mosul Iraq to identify employment opportunities (with a specific focus on women and people with disabilities), it can be useful when planning or conducting a labour market assessment in a recovery context, the assessment tools are included in Annex.

    PIN (2019) Labour Market Assessment in East and West Mosul, Iraq - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Middle East
    Resource type: Project Design Examples
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    Mercy Corps, IRC (2016) Labour Market Analysis in Humanitarian Contexts: Practitioner's Guide (PDF, 745.85 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This guide aims to help humanitarians conduct better labour market analyses (LMA) to inform the design and delivery of livelihoods and market strengthening programmes in emergency and post-crisis settings.

    Mercy Corps, IRC (2016) Labour Market Analysis in Humanitarian Contexts: Practitioner's Guide - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Facilitation Approaches

    BEAM exchange - Wide range of resources on market facilitation (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This website page has an extensive range of resources (guides, publications, tools, case studies) on the topic of market facilitation used in market systems development projects.

    BEAM exchange - Wide range of resources on market facilitation - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Evaluation & Research Reports, E-Learning and Webinars, Training Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    ILO (2017) Market Systems Facilitation - key lessons learned and interactive game (PDF, 2.24 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This brief learning note summarises lessons learned on facilitation tactics from ILO market system projects, it includes a link to an online roleplaying game to test your facilitation skills.

    ILO (2017) Market Systems Facilitation - key lessons learned and interactive game - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports, E-Learning and Webinars
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    PIN (2018) Good Practice Guide: Improving Small Producers' Access to Profitable Markets (PDF, 14.93 MB)
    View

    When can it be useful?
    This guide provides practical guidance, examples and tools on how to assist poor producers to sell their products in more profitable markets through effective engagement of the private sector and the use of a market systems development approach.

    PIN (2018) Good Practice Guide: Improving Small Producers' Access to Profitable Markets - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Checklists, Templates
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Private Sector Engagement and Partnerships

    PIN (2018) Good Practice Guide: Enabling Poor People's Access to Essential Products and Services (PDF, 8.66 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This guide provides practical guidance, examples and tools on how to increase poor people’s access to products and services that can improve their lives, through effective engagement of the private sector.

    PIN (2018) Good Practice Guide: Enabling Poor People's Access to Essential Products and Services - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Checklists
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    Mercy Corps (2014) Private sector engagement toolkit (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This toolkit provides comprehensive guidance (including practical tools, templates and case studies) on how to effectively building strategic partnerships with the private sector, it can be particularly useful when working with larger companies, Tool 4 is a practical tool and checklist for a Due Diligence assessment of a potential private partner.

    Mercy Corps (2014) Private sector engagement toolkit - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    Hivos (2018) Hivos and the Private Sector - The Guiding Principles for Companies (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This document describes the key guiding principles that inform Hivos' partnerships and support to the private sector, it draws from the UN Global Compact's ten principles and covers important topics such as human rights, gender, labour, corruption and the environment.

    Hivos (2018) Hivos and the Private Sector - The Guiding Principles for Companies - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Strategies
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Implementation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Value Chain Development

    USAID (2018) Online e-learning course on value chain development projects (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This online learning course is a practial and interactive way to learn about core concepts of value chain development and how these types of projects should be managed and monitored.

    USAID (2018) Online e-learning course on value chain development projects  - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: E-Learning and Webinars, Training Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    Market Links, USAID - Guidance on Value Chain Development Approach (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This website provides guidance on the value chain development approach, ranging from introductory information to more detailed guidance, it can be useful when wanting to understand different concepts and terms.

    Market Links, USAID - Guidance on Value Chain Development Approach - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    ILO (2015) A Rough Guide to Value Chain Development: How to create employment and improve conditions (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This guide provides guidance on the value chain development approach as applied by the ILO (so with a specific focus on employment), it is shorter than most other guides (24 pages) and therefore can be a useful way to quickly review guidance on this topic.

    ILO (2015) A Rough Guide to Value Chain Development: How to create employment and improve conditions - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
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    Monitoring and Evaluation of MSD

    PIN (2019) IndiKit: Guidance on Market Development Indicators (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This website provides guidance on the use of practical indicators for market development interventions.

    PIN (2019) IndiKit: Guidance on Market Development Indicators - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    Mercy Corps (2016) Managing Complexity: Adaptive Management at Mercy Corps (PDF, 235.56 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This learning note by Mercy Corps provides practical advice on how to integrate an adaptive management approach into your programming, covering organisational culture, people and skills, and tools and systems.

    Mercy Corps (2016) Managing Complexity: Adaptive Management at Mercy Corps  - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    Springfield Centre (2014) Framework for managing and measuring systemic change processes (PDF, 440.89 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This briefing paper on the Adopt-Adapt-Expand-Respond framework provides implementers with an approach to manage and measure the extent to which new behaviours and practices introduced by a project are owned and spread across an industry by project partners themselves ('systemic change').

    Springfield Centre (2014) Framework for managing and measuring systemic change processes  - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Women's Economic Empowerment

    BEAM Exchange - Wide range of resources on Women's Economic Empowerment (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This website page includes a range of resources (guides, publication, case studies, tools) on the topic of women's economic empowerment in market systems projects.

    BEAM Exchange - Wide range of resources on Women's Economic Empowerment  - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Project Design Examples, Evaluation & Research Reports, E-Learning and Webinars
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    DCED (2019) Online resource hub and database for guidance on MSD, PSD, and the DCED Standard (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This website has an extensive array of resources (articles, evidence papers, guides etc) related to private sector development, including resources on MSD, women’s economic empowerment, engaging the private sector in fragile contexts, and on results measurement.

    DCED (2019) Online resource hub and database for guidance on MSD, PSD, and the DCED Standard - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    BEAM Exchange (2016) The Women’s Empowerment and Markets Systems (WEAMS) Framework (PDF, 706.46 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This document provides practical tools and guidance on supporting women’s empowerment in market systems development projects.

    BEAM Exchange (2016) The Women’s Empowerment and Markets Systems (WEAMS) Framework - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Markets in Emergency / Recovery Contexts

    SEEP (2017) Minimum Economic Recovery Standards (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This Minimum Economic Recovery Standards are internationally recognized standards for building economic resilience for crisis-affected communities, they can be useful to review when designing and planning activities in humanitarian contexts.

    SEEP (2017) Minimum Economic Recovery Standards  - overview
    Language: English, French, Arabic, Spanish
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    EMMA (2010) Emergency Market Mapping and Analysis Toolkit (ZIP, 1.7 MB)
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    Also available in: French, Spanish

    When can it be useful?
    This resource is a set of tools and guidance notes for front-line humanitarian staff in sudden-onset emergencies to better understand, accommodate, and make use of market systems, it provides detailed guidance on each of the steps involved in market assessment.

    EMMA (2010) Emergency Market Mapping and Analysis Toolkit  - overview
    Language: English, French, Spanish
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    CaLP (2018) A Tip Sheet: Market Support Interventions in Humanitarian Contexts (PDF, 2.68 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource provides practical tips and examples on market support programming in humanitarian contexts.

    CaLP (2018) A Tip Sheet: Market Support Interventions in Humanitarian Contexts  - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Education and Skills

    This site offers the most useful technical resources that can help you increase the quality and impact of your education and skills programming. If you feel that an important resource is missing, let us know please.

    Key Resources

    PIN RDD Strategy 2017-2021: Education and Skills Development (PDF, 2.28 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource can help you in understanding PIN's Global Education and Skills Development Strategy for 2017-2020 including goals, priorities and global indicators.

    PIN RDD Strategy 2017-2021: Education and Skills Development - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Strategies, Communication Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    PIN (2019) Education in Emergencies Guides (ZIP, 4.21 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource is divided into two Guides; "Part 1: WHAT EiE is, WHY we do it and what GUIDES us" and "Part 2: Planning, Implementing and Monitoring an EiE Response Introduction to PIN’s approach to EiE". They provide information on the theory of EiE, PIN’s EiE Framework,cross-cutting themes and step-by-step guidance on how to plan, implement and monitor EiE activities.

    ZIP
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Checklists
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    3IE (2013) Quality education for all children: What works in education in developing countries (PDF, 4.5 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This interactive online platform will allows you to explore the evidence in a particular evidence gap map (EGM), with links to user-friendly summaries and full-text articles where available.

    3IE (2013) Quality education for all children: What works in education in developing countries - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
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    Examples of PIN's Interventions

    PIN (2016) Agricultural Labor market in Imereti - Georgia (PDF, 2.48 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This research was conducted within the context of the TVET Imereti Project for PiN’s “Improving Formal, Non-formal and Informal Vocational Education for the Agribusiness in Georgia” project. The project is intended to improve the linkages between the labor market demands of the agribusiness sector, and the skills and qualifications offered by the formal, non-formal and informal VET.

    PIN (2016) Agricultural Labor market in Imereti - Georgia - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Evaluation & Research Reports, Training Materials
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    PIN (2016) Engagement of the agricultural private sector in VET - Georgia (PDF, 1.19 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resources provides recommendations on how the VET sector, and particularly this project’s partner organizations (in this case in Imereti), can better engage with the private sector.

    PIN (2016) Engagement of the agricultural private sector in VET - Georgia - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    PIN (2020) The Child-Centred Approach to Education in Emergencies (PDF, 12.89 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This document outlines PIN's child-centred approach to education in emergencies (EiE)

    PIN (2020) The Child-Centred Approach to Education in Emergencies - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Project Design Examples
    Useful during: Initial Orientation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
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    Education in Emergencies (EiE) - Standards and Guidance

    INEE (2010) Minimum Standards for Education: Prepardness, Response, Recovery (PDF, 1.29 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This Handbook can be used to plan and align your education programme with minimum education standards to improve the quality, safety and relevance of education provision.

    INEE (2010) Minimum Standards for Education: Prepardness, Response, Recovery - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    INEE (2013) Guidance Note on Conflict Sensitive Education (PDF, 1.29 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This Guidance Note explains key concepts and approaches to promote conflict sensitivity in your Education in Emergencies (EiE) programming in order to minimise the negative impact and maximise the positive impact of conflict on education.

    INEE (2013) Guidance Note on Conflict Sensitive Education - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    INEE (2018) Guidance Note on Psychosocial Support (PDF, 478.1 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This Guidance Note provides key definitions and strategies for improving and supporting the standardisation of psychosocial support (PSS) interventions.

    INEE (2018) Guidance Note on Psychosocial Support - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
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    Inclusion and gender

    UNESCO (2015) Embracing Diversity: Toolkit for Creating Inclusive, Learning Friendly Environments (PDF, 1.72 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This Toolkit provides useful tools, resources and case studies to reflect on and put into practice to make schools and classrooms more welcoming and inclusive for all children and teachers

    UNESCO (2015) Embracing Diversity: Toolkit for Creating Inclusive, Learning Friendly Environments - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    Washington Group (2016) Module on Child Functioning: Questionnaires (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This Module on Child Functioning is an international tool for assessment of functional difficulties in different domains incl. hearing, vision, communication/comprehension, learning, mobility and emotions.

    Washington Group (2016) Module on Child Functioning: Questionnaires - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Checklists, Templates
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    INEE (2009) Pocket Guide to Inclusive Education: Including Everyone (PDF, 397.59 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This Guide provides information on key principles, advice and key actions to improve inclusivity of education in emergencies

    INEE (2009) Pocket Guide to Inclusive Education: Including Everyone  - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
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    Access

    PIN (2018) Learn and Share Together: Community-building Training Curriculum (ZIP, 18.04 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource provides structured guidance and a series of lesson plans to engage community members in activities aimed at improving social cohesion

    PIN (2018) Learn and Share Together: Community-building Training Curriculum - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Training Materials
    Useful during: Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    PIN (2018) Quality Standard Checklist for School Rehabilitation (PDF, 943.14 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource can be used for planning, designing and monitoring the quality of rehabilitation activities in schools and learning spaces.

    PIN (2018) Quality Standard Checklist for School Rehabilitation - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Checklists
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    INEE, DFID (2015) What works to promote educational access, quality of learning, and wellbeing (PDF, 1.66 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource can be used to understand more about what kinds of interventions promote educational access, quality of learning, and wellbeing among children in crisis-affected areas

    INEE, DFID (2015) What works to promote educational access, quality of learning, and wellbeing - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Initial Orientation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
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    Teacher Training and Pedagogy

    IJED (2015) What works to improve the quality of student learning in developing countries? (PDF, 491.44 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource identifies policy interventions that improve education quality and student learning in developing countries.

    IJED (2015) What works to improve the quality of student learning in developing countries? - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    EPPI Centre (2016) Reforms to increase teacher effectiveness in developing countries (PDF, 1.45 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource provides practical guidance and materials for primary school teachers to improve their approach and skills in learner centered teaching.

    EPPI Centre (2016) Reforms to increase teacher effectiveness in developing countries  - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports, Training Materials
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    INEE (2000-2019) Teachers in Crisis Contexts Training (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource provides step by step guidance and required tools for trainers to train primary school teachers in crisis contexts on four key modules, including: pedagogy; curriculum and planning; child protection, wellbeing and inclusion; and teacher wellbeing

    INEE (2000-2019) Teachers in Crisis Contexts Training - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Training Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
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    Learning Outcomes

    World Bank Group (2018) World Development Report 2018: Learning to Realize Education’s Promise (PDF, 9.22 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource can help you in understanding the importance of children's learning as a process where all actors at different level should be included, at class level, school level and system level.

    World Bank Group (2018) World Development Report 2018: Learning to Realize Education’s Promise - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Evaluation & Research Reports, Training Materials
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    IJED (2015) What works to improve the quality of student learning in developing countries? (PDF, 491.44 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource identifies policy interventions that improve education quality and student learning in developing countries.

    IJED (2015) What works to improve the quality of student learning in developing countries? - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    EPPI Centre (2016) Reforms to increase teacher effectiveness in developing countries (PDF, 1.45 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource provides practical guidance and materials for primary school teachers to improve their approach and skills in learner centered teaching.

    EPPI Centre (2016) Reforms to increase teacher effectiveness in developing countries  - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports, Training Materials
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
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    Labour market assessment and employment

    WRC (2013) Market Assessment Toolkit for Vocational Training Providers and Youth (PDF, 1.7 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    The three-part Market Assessment Toolkit for VT Providers and Youth is a combination of resources, questionnaires and activities to assist VT programs and youth to gather information on market demand and translate it into programming that responds to a dynamic business environment and youth needs.

    WRC (2013) Market Assessment Toolkit for Vocational Training Providers and Youth - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Templates
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    PIN (2016) Agricultural Labor market in Imereti - Georgia (PDF, 2.48 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This research was conducted within the context of the TVET Imereti Project for PiN’s “Improving Formal, Non-formal and Informal Vocational Education for the Agribusiness in Georgia” project. The project is intended to improve the linkages between the labor market demands of the agribusiness sector, and the skills and qualifications offered by the formal, non-formal and informal VET.

    PIN (2016) Agricultural Labor market in Imereti - Georgia - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Evaluation & Research Reports, Training Materials
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    DCED (2019) Employment Creation Website Page (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This website page involves a range of resources on employment creation, including publications that provide insights into solutions and challenges in creating jobs, it can be useful when searching for evidence on this topic.

    DCED (2019) Employment Creation Website Page  - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Innovations, Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)

    PIN (2018) Guide: Improving Employment Through Market Driven Vocational Education And Training (PDF, 12.55 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This good practice guide provides practical guidance, examples and tools on engaging the private sector to ensure that Vocational Education and Training (VET) programmes sustainably increase access to productive and fulfilling employment opportunities.

    PIN (2018) Guide: Improving Employment Through Market Driven Vocational Education And Training  - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    PIN (2016) Engagement of the agricultural private sector in VET - Georgia (PDF, 1.19 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resources provides recommendations on how the VET sector, and particularly this project’s partner organizations (in this case in Imereti), can better engage with the private sector.

    PIN (2016) Engagement of the agricultural private sector in VET - Georgia - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    OSU (2013) Competency-Based Education via the DACUM and SCID Process: An Overview (PDF, 409.72 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource can help you with a curriculum development process.

    OSU (2013) Competency-Based Education via the DACUM and SCID Process: An Overview - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
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    Child Protection and Well-Being

    GPCWG (2013) Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action (PDF, 2.76 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource provides globally recognised minimum standards for Child Protection as well as key actions, measurements (including indicators and targets), and guidance notes on how to use these standards in practice

    GPCWG (2013) Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    IASC (2007) Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings (PDF, 3 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource provides guidelines and concrete strategies for implementing minimum Mental Health and Psychosocial Support responses in acute emergency settings

    IASC (2007) Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    INEE (2018) Guidance Note on Psychosocial Support (PDF, 478.1 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This Guidance Note provides key definitions and strategies for improving and supporting the standardisation of psychosocial support (PSS) interventions.

    INEE (2018) Guidance Note on Psychosocial Support - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
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    PIN Education in Emergencies (EiE) Tools

    PIN (2018) Education in Emergencies (EiE) Needs Assessment Template (DOCX, 185.9 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This template provides a list of sample questions, including on cross-sector themes, that can be included in an Education in Emergencies (EiE) Needs Assessment. Questions are linked to INEE Minimum Standards for EiE and should be adapted based on the specific context and requirements of the assessment.

    DOCX
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East
    Resource type: Templates
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    PIN (2019) ASER Literacy and Numeracy Tools (RAR, 7.36 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This package of tools provides guidance on what ASER is and how to conduct literacy and numeracy assessments using the ASER tools. It also includes sample ASER tools that can be adapted to a specific context as well as a reporting template.

    RAR
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Evaluation & Research Reports, Training Materials, Templates
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    PIN (2018) School Assessment and Selection Tools (RAR, 758 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This package of tools can be used for assessing and selecting schools to support based on needs. It includes templates for assessing and prioritising needs as well as a sample selection criteria and sample Standard Operating Procedure. Tools should be adapted to a specific context.

    RAR
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Checklists, Templates
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
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    Other

    UNESCO (2013) Education Transforms Lives (PDF, 922.44 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource will help you to visualize and understand the importance of education as life saving and as catalyst for wider sustainable goals. Nice graphics and data included.

    UNESCO (2013) Education Transforms Lives - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    3IE (2019) Evidence Gap Maps (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This ling will take you to an interactive online platform that allows users to explore the evidence in a particular evidence gap map (EGM), with links to user-friendly summaries and full-text articles where available.

    3IE (2019) Evidence Gap Maps - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    IRC (2016) Strategy 2020: the outcomes and evidence framework - evidence maps (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This link will take you to the resource that can help you with understanding, referencing, and applying the best available research through IRC's approach of Evidence Mapping.

    IRC (2016) Strategy 2020: the outcomes and evidence framework - evidence maps - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Strategies, Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation

    This site offers the most useful technical resources that can help you increase the quality and impact of your programming related to climate change mitigation and adaptation. If you feel that an important resource is missing, let us know please.

    Key Resources

    PIN (2019) INSPIRED on climate change and climate funds (PDF, 13.66 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This journal provides both information on climate funds as well as examples of climate-related projects implemented by PIN

    PIN (2019) INSPIRED on climate change and climate funds - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Communication Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers, HR Officers
    PIN (2020) Table of most relevant climate funds with their key characteristics (XLSX, 17.38 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This table may inspire you when you are looking for funding for your climate-related project idea

    XLSX
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers, HR Officers
    Multiple authors (2019) Set of presentations on climate change and climate funds (ZIP, 4.33 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    These presentations may help you grasp the essential information on climate change and climate funds (from the seminar in October 2019)

    ZIP
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Training Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers, HR Officers
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    Examples of PIN's Interventions

    PIN (2020) Climate change adaptation projects implemented by PIN (XLSX, 94.51 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This table lists the projects that have addressed climate change adaptation since 2009

    XLSX
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers, HR Officers
    PIN (2020) Climate change mitigation projects implemented by PIN (XLSX, 94.33 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This table lists the projects that have addressed climate change mitigation since 2009

    XLSX
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers, HR Officers
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    Assessing climate risk and vulnerability

    SDC (2020) CEDRIG tools (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    These package of tools developed by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation can give you operational instruments to perform a from a brief assessment to a more detailed analysis across climate, environmental and DRR components at project and strategy level.

    SDC (2020) CEDRIG tools - overview
    Language: English, French, Spanish
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Checklists
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    USAID (2018) Designing Climate Vulnerability Assessments (PDF, 3.14 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource can give you an overview on how to design a Climate Vulnerability Assessment at activity, project and strategy level and includes several examples and references.

    USAID (2018) Designing Climate Vulnerability Assessments - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    GIZ (2014) A Framework for Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments (PDF, 6.52 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource can give you a review of existing methodology, approaches and tools for climate risk screening and vulnerability assessment.

    GIZ (2014) A Framework for Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Climate Finance

    ACT Alliance (2018) A Resource Guide to Climate Finance (PDF, 2.34 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource can help you identify existing sources of funds for climate change programmes and projects

    ACT Alliance (2018) A Resource Guide to Climate Finance - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Strategies, Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    Donor Tracker (2020) Climate finance and the role of ODA (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource provides an analysis of international climate finance in low and mid-income countries and the role that Official Development Assistance (ODA)

    Donor Tracker (2020) Climate finance and the role of ODA - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Initial Orientation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    PIN (2020) Table of most relevant climate funds with their key characteristics (XLSX, 17.38 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This table may inspire you when you are looking for funding for your climate-related project idea

    XLSX
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers, HR Officers
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    Monitoring and Evaluation

    GCF (2018) Mitigation and adaptation performance measurement frameworks (PDF, 577.69 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource can help in designing climate change indicators. It includes both climate change mitigation and adaptation performance measurement frameworks (PMFs), associated with proposed indicators, by the Green Climate Fund.

    GCF (2018) Mitigation and adaptation performance measurement frameworks - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Project Design Examples
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    GIZ (2014) Repository of Adaptation Indicators (PDF, 1.54 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    The resource can help you in designing climate change adaptation indicators. This resource comes from a study made by adaptation and development M&E Experts on M&E systems at regional, national and sub-national levels.

    GIZ (2014) Repository of Adaptation Indicators - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Project Design Examples, Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    Adaptation Fund (2011) Results Framework and Baseline Guidance (PDF, 748.31 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    These resource provides a list of indicators useful for climate change adaptation in line with the results-based approach.

    Adaptation Fund (2011) Results Framework and Baseline Guidance - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Project Design Examples
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Climate change and cross-cutting issues

    UN Agencies (2020) Gender, Climate and Security (PDF, 4.21 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource provides the rationale and examples to understand the Gender-Climate-Security triple nexus at different levels

    UN Agencies (2020) Gender, Climate and Security - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Communication Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    UNEP (2020) Preventing the next pandemic (PDF, 23.19 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource can help you understand the links between humans and zoonoses and how to prevent the next pandemic

    UNEP (2020) Preventing the next pandemic - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Strategies, Toolkits & Manuals, Innovations, Evaluation & Research Reports, Training Materials, Communication Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Agriculture and Natural Resources Management

    This site offers the most useful technical resources that can help you increase the quality and impact of your programming related to agriculture and natural resources management (NRM). If you feel that an important resource is missing, let us know please.

    Key Resources

    PIN RDD Strategy 2016-2021: Sustainable Livelihoods and Environment (PDF, 1.68 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This programming strategy of PIN’s Relief and Development Department (RDD) explains the approach PIN takes to improving people’s livelihoods and protecting the natural environment.

    PIN RDD Strategy 2016-2021: Sustainable Livelihoods and Environment - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Strategies, Communication Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    PIN (2019) IndiKit: guidance on agriculture and NRM indicators (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This website can help you with selecting and using indicators for your agricultural, livelihoods and natural resources management interventions.

    PIN (2019) IndiKit: guidance on agriculture and NRM indicators - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Examples of PIN's Interventions

    PIN (2014) Final evaluation of agricultural extension services in SNNPR Ethiopia (PDF, 828.23 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource compiles the lessons learned from PIN's agricultural extension services projects in SNNPR, Ethiopia.

    PIN (2014) Final evaluation of agricultural extension services in SNNPR Ethiopia - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Approaches and practices

    APO (2016) Manual on good agriculture practices (PDF, 14.88 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource can help you understand the main concept behind good agricultural practices and help you with their promotion as a part of your agricultural interventions.

    APO (2016) Manual on good agriculture practices - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Training Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    Resources on nutrition-sensitive agriculture (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This links contains strategies, toolkits and checklists that can help you with maximizing the nutritional impacts of the agricultural interventions.

    Resources on nutrition-sensitive agriculture - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Checklists, Evaluation & Research Reports, Training Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    ICRAF (2014) Conservation agriculture with trees: Principles and practice (PDF, 2.34 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource can help you conduct a basic training course in conservation agriculture with trees. It provides practical tips on training activities and required materials and information needed for extension workers/trainers.

    ICRAF (2014) Conservation agriculture with trees: Principles and practice - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Training Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
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    Agriculture in Emergencies

    ACF (2010) Food Security and Livelihoods Assessment Guide (PDF, 2.82 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource provides practical guidance on how to implement food security and livelihoods assessment in emergency, recovery and chronic crisis contexts.

    ACF (2010) Food Security and Livelihoods Assessment Guide - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    LEGS (2014) Livestock emergency guidelines and standards (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource provides standards and guidelines on appropriate and timely livestock-based livelihoods responses in emergencies.

    LEGS (2014) Livestock emergency guidelines and standards - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Extension & Trainings

    FAO (2016) Farmer Field Schools Guidance Document - Planning for quality programmes (PDF, 4.24 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource will help you understand processes and critical decisions that are needed to establish a new farmer field school programme. It details necessary preparatory steps, appropriate implementation period and quality assurance mechanisms.

    FAO (2016) Farmer Field Schools Guidance Document - Planning for quality programmes - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    CRS (2013) Private Service Provider Implementation Manual (PDF, 2.81 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This manual provides explanation on how the Private Service Provider (PSP) model, which prepares agents to become independent service providers operating on a market-led basis (in a bid to ensure the long-term availability of SILC services), works.

    CRS (2013) Private Service Provider Implementation Manual - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    FAO (2010) Facilitators’ Guide for Running a Farmer Field School (PDF, 9.99 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource will help people to effectively facilitate farmer field schools learning events. Although it can be used by any farmer field school facilitator, it was designed for those working in a post-conflict setting.

    FAO (2010) Facilitators’ Guide for Running a Farmer Field School - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
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    Monitoring & Evaluation

    PIN (2019) IndiKit: guidance on agriculture and NRM indicators (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This website can help you with selecting and using indicators for your agricultural, livelihoods and natural resources management interventions.

    PIN (2019) IndiKit: guidance on agriculture and NRM indicators - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    PIN (2014) Final evaluation of agricultural extension services in SNNPR Ethiopia (PDF, 828.23 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource compiles the lessons learned from PIN's agricultural extension services projects in SNNPR, Ethiopia.

    PIN (2014) Final evaluation of agricultural extension services in SNNPR Ethiopia - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Other

    PIN RDD Strategy 2016-2021: Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Security (PDF, 1.7 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This programming strategy of PIN’s Relief and Development Department (RDD) explains the approach PIN takes to improving water, sanitation and hygiene as a part of its multi-sectoral efforts to address undernutrition.

    PIN RDD Strategy 2016-2021: Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Security - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Strategies, Communication Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    FAO, TECA (2015) Training manual for organic agriculture (PDF, 13.67 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This manual can explain all the necessary sub-topics in organic agriculture.

    FAO, TECA (2015) Training manual for organic agriculture - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Training Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Implementation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    IFOAM (2017) Training module on gender in organic agriculture (PDF, 2.96 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource provides useful information about gender in organic agriculture.

    IFOAM (2017) Training module on gender in organic agriculture - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Implementation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
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    Multi-Sectoral Nutrition

    This site offers the most useful technical resources that can help you increase the quality and impact of your multi-sectoral nutrition programming. If you feel that an important resource is missing, let us know please.

    Key Resources

    PIN RDD Strategy 2016-2021: Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Security (PDF, 1.7 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This programming strategy of PIN’s Relief and Development Department (RDD) explains the approach PIN takes to improving water, sanitation and hygiene as a part of its multi-sectoral efforts to address undernutrition.

    PIN RDD Strategy 2016-2021: Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Security - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Strategies, Communication Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    PIN (2014) Practical Toolkit for Integrated Programming for Improved Nutrition (IPIN) (PDF, 2.21 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This toolkit outlines PIN’s multi-sectoral approach to addressing undernutrition and covers the following main topic: types, causes and impacts of undernutrition; integrating nutrition into existing programming; practical options for addressing undernutrition; and tips and tricks for program design, implementation, and M&E.

    PIN (2014) Practical Toolkit for Integrated Programming for Improved Nutrition (IPIN) - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Communication Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    PIN (2019) Positive Deviance for Nutrition (PDF, 4.36 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource summarizes the key steps for implementing the Positive Deviance approach in nutrition programming and documents the learning from PIN's global programming.

    PIN (2019) Positive Deviance for Nutrition - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East
    Resource type: Strategies, Toolkits & Manuals, Checklists, Project Design Examples, Evaluation & Research Reports, Communication Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Examples of PIN's Interventions

    PIN (2018) Positive Deviance Inquiry: Zambia (PDF, 1.82 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This report summarises the research methodology, key findings and recommendations for project design from a community-led Positive Deviance Inquiry in Zambia.

    PIN (2018) Positive Deviance Inquiry: Zambia - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports, Communication Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    CIP & PIN & Emory (2017) Quality Diets for Better Health - Ethiopia (PDF, 1.2 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    A summary of a project aimed at improving nutrition security and consumption of vitamin A-rich Orange-Flesh Sweet Potato through nutrition-sensitive value chain development. Implemented in Ethiopia, project partners are the International Potato Centre (CIP), PIN, and Emory University.

    CIP & PIN & Emory (2017) Quality Diets for Better Health - Ethiopia - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Project Design Examples, Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Initial Orientation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    PIN (2018) The Impact of mHealth in Angola (PDF, 1.26 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    A summary of key evaluation findings of PIN's mHealth project in Angola.

    PIN (2018) The Impact of mHealth in Angola - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports, Communication Materials
    Useful during: Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Introduction to Nutrition

    ACF (2007) The Basics of Nutrition (PDF, 1.14 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    A textbook for key technical information nutrition practitioners should know.

    ACF (2007) The Basics of Nutrition - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Training Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    PIN (2014) Practical Toolkit for Integrated Programming for Improved Nutrition (IPIN) (PDF, 2.21 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This toolkit outlines PIN’s multi-sectoral approach to addressing undernutrition and covers the following main topic: types, causes and impacts of undernutrition; integrating nutrition into existing programming; practical options for addressing undernutrition; and tips and tricks for program design, implementation, and M&E.

    PIN (2014) Practical Toolkit for Integrated Programming for Improved Nutrition (IPIN) - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Communication Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    WHO (2013) Essential Nutrition Actions (PDF, 1.92 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    A compendium of the World Health Organization (WHO) guidance on key practices and behaviours that effectively improve nutrition status of mothers, newborns, infants and young children.

    WHO (2013) Essential Nutrition Actions - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
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    Nutrition Security Assessments

    PIN (2015) Practical Checklist for Conducting Nutrition Surveys  (PDF, 1010.47 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    Five brief checklists focusing on the key stages of the most common nutrition-related surveys enable survey managers to quickly assess whether or not they have omitted an important step which may influence the quality of survey’s data. Each checklist also recommends the best sources of know-how for survey design, implementation and reporting.

    PIN (2015) Practical Checklist for Conducting Nutrition Surveys  - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Checklists
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    Save the Children (2018) Community Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) Toolkit (ZIP, 7.61 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    A practical toolkit for assessing, designing and monitoring acute malnutrition treatment programmes.

    ZIP
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Templates
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    SMART (2019) Capacity Building Toolbox: Training packages for Survey Managers and Data Collectors (URL)
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    Also available in: French, Spanish, Arabic

    When can it be useful?
    Training manuals, presentations and exercises for SMART survey managers and data collectors.

    URL
    Language: English, French
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Training Materials
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
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    Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture

    FAO (2015) Designing nutrition-sensitive agriculture investments: Checklist and guidance (PDF, 926.38 KB)
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    Also available in: French

    When can it be useful?
    Key factors to consider when designing a nutrition-sensitive agriculture intervention, monitoring framework or evaluation plan.

    FAO (2015) Designing nutrition-sensitive agriculture investments: Checklist and guidance  - overview
    Language: English, French
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Checklists
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    ACF (2011) Maximising the Nutritional Impact of Food Security and Livelihoods Interventions (PDF, 2.56 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    Practical guidance to field workers in order to maximise the nutritional impact of food security & livelihoods (FSL) interventions: how to apply a ‘nutrition lens’ at each step of the project cycle and ensure a close collaboration between sectors.

    ACF (2011) Maximising the Nutritional Impact of Food Security and Livelihoods Interventions - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    ACF (2011) Manuel: Optimiser l'Impact Nutritionnel des Interventions Securité Alimentaire (PDF, 1.2 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    Practical guidance to field workers in order to maximise the nutritional impact of food security & livelihoods (FSL) interventions: how to apply a ‘nutrition lens’ at each step of the project cycle and ensure a close collaboration between sectors - in French

    ACF (2011) Manuel: Optimiser l'Impact Nutritionnel des Interventions Securité Alimentaire - overview
    Language: French
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Checklists
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
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    Nutrition and WASH

    ACF (2017) WASH Nutrition: Guide book on increasing nutritional impact through integration of wash (PDF, 3.23 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    A practical guidebook on: increasing nutritional impact through integration of WASH and Nutrition programmes

    ACF (2017) WASH Nutrition: Guide book on increasing nutritional impact through integration of wash  - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    Cranfield & PIN (2019) Environmental enteric dysfunction and child stunting (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This paper reviews the existing evidence on the causes of Environmental Enteric Dysfunction in infants and considerations for nutrition and WASH interventions to be able to effectively reduce the prevalence of stunting worldwide.

    URL
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Innovations, Evaluation & Research Reports, Communication Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Nutrition and Gender

    USAID (2011) Infant and Young Child Feeding and Gender: A training manual for male group leaders (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    A manual and participant handbook for training men on Infant and Young Child Feeding with detailed session plans - available in English and Portuguese

    USAID (2011) Infant and Young Child Feeding and Gender: A training manual for male group leaders - overview
    Language: English, Portuguese
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Training Materials
    Useful during: Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    CORE Group (2015) Guide: Enhancing Nutrition through Gender Sensitive Behavior Change (PDF, 3.21 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    An textbook on designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating gender-sensitive behaviour change within Nutrition and Food Security programmes.

    CORE Group (2015) Guide: Enhancing Nutrition through Gender Sensitive Behavior Change - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    EC (2017) Because Women Matter - Designing interventions in food, nutrition and agriculture (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    Are you in charge of rural development/nutrition programmes but are not sure how to mainstream gender considerations and promote equality? This guide is for you.

    EC (2017) Because Women Matter - Designing interventions in food, nutrition and agriculture  - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    mHealth

    PIN (2018) The Impact of mHealth in Angola (PDF, 1.26 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    A summary of key evaluation findings of PIN's mHealth project in Angola.

    PIN (2018) The Impact of mHealth in Angola - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports, Communication Materials
    Useful during: Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) and Positive Deviance (PD)

    WFP (2000) School Feeding Handbook (PDF, 909.85 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    A practical handbook for implementing and monitoring school feeding programmes

    WFP (2000) School Feeding Handbook - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    CORE Group (2003) Guide for Sustainably Rehabilitating Malnourished Children (PDF, 1.52 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    An in-depth guide book for implementing the Positive Deviance-Hearth approach.

    CORE Group (2003) Guide for Sustainably Rehabilitating Malnourished Children - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    PIN (2018) Quality Standard Checklist on Positive Deviance/Hearth Sessions (DOCX, 339.83 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    A practical checklist for project staff or extension workers to be able to supervise a Positive Deviance (PD) Hearth feeding session and be able to provide feedback.

    DOCX
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Checklists
    Useful during: Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
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    Nutrition in Emergencies

    ACF (2011) Guidelines for the Integrated Management of Severe Acute Malnutrition (PDF, 3.52 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    Practical guidelines for implementing an emergency SAM treatment program with key protocols and recommendations for monitoring. This guide should be used alongside national country-specific protocols and guidelines.

    ACF (2011) Guidelines for the Integrated Management of Severe Acute Malnutrition - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    SMART (2019) Capacity Building Toolbox: Training packages for Survey Managers and Data Collectors (URL)
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    Also available in: French, Spanish, Arabic

    When can it be useful?
    Training manuals, presentations and exercises for SMART survey managers and data collectors.

    URL
    Language: English, French
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Training Materials
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    PIN (2019) IndiKit: Guidance on Nutrition in Emergencies Indicators (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This website provides guidance on useful indicators to measure during emergency nutrition assessments, include in emergency nutrition project design and M&E frameworks.

    PIN (2019) IndiKit: Guidance on Nutrition in Emergencies Indicators - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers