Planning and Conducting an Evaluation
Standards for planning and conducting an evaluation:
1. Evaluations use specific evaluation questions to address each of the standard
2. Project team members, partner staff, community members and other
stakeholders participate in analysis and interpretation of evaluation results.
3. Project teams and partner staff document and use evaluation findings to
improve the quality of programming.
There is a growing emphasis among international organizations toimprove the
quality of evaluations and use them better to improve our work. The CRS Global
M&E Standard 6 states are jointly design, implement
evaluations that assess relevance, efficiency, effectiveness, impact and sustainability;
and use evaluation findings to improve programs.
The guidance provided here is
designed to help project teams better meet CRS‘ Global Evaluation standards and
applies to both emergency and nonemergency programming.