Designing an evaluation
Evaluation design is concerned with the detailed planning of an evaluation and is based on the type of evaluation required. The evaluation framework for CMA natural resource management provides for the following types of evaluations:
- Appropriateness evaluations, which assist in deciding the need for, and nature of, a proposed new program
- Efficiency evaluations, which assess the inputs and processes used to produce the outputs of the program
- Effectiveness evaluations, which examine the extent to which program objectives or desired outcomes have been achieved.
Detailed advice on evaluation design for each type of evaluation is provided in:
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