Evaluation and review documents consider, for example, what the activity achieved, whether the intended objectives were met, what the major factors influencing the achievement or non-achievement of the objectives were and an assessment of the impact, effect and value of the activity. This information may be on a specific evaluation section of the organisation’s website. […]
The baseline value for the indicator is the value of the indicator at the point that an activity commences. A target value is the intended final value of an indicator. A record of the achieved result for this period is the current value for the indicator for the most recent reporting period.
Project indicators are the key development outcomes that a project is expected to achieve. Metrics are the units of measurement within the indicators. Definitions and methodologies clarify the use and collection of indicators and metrics specific to the context of the activity.
Development additionality addresses the non-financial aspects of a private sector DFI investment that would not be provided by the private sector. This may include things such as provision of technical or governance advice as part of an investment. Financial additionality refers to the finance that would otherwise not be provided (or leveraged) by the private […]
A sector strategy outlines the approach an institution takes to investing in particular sectors. This may take the form of sectoral theories of change. A (multi-)country strategy paper sets out the organisation’s planned approach and activities in the recipient country, group of countries or region. For it to be accepted it needs to be a […]
An impact measurement approach should be either a standalone document or a dedicated section of the DFI website. The measurement approach should identify any alignment to recognised impact management standards (e.g. IRIS+ or Harmonised Indicators for Private Sector Operations) as well as the institution’s approach to determining additionality in its activities. Development additionality addresses the […]