A field practitioner's guide: Institutional and organizational analysis and capacity strengthening
The purpose of this Guide is to support institutional and organizational analysis and strengthening (IOA/S) for design and implementation of programmes and projects.
The Guide is designed to be a practical, hands-on set of directions to those needing to answer the following questions: “how to go about doing institutional and organizational analysis? And once I’ve done it, how do I go about using this analysis to promote sustainable institutions and organizations?”
This is intended as a user-friendly Guide, the use of which could help identify strategic partners and key areas for intervention at COSOP level; to deepen the COSOP analysis at the design stage by generating interventions that support sustainable institutions and organizations, and progress
at implementation stage should be easier to monitor and evaluate effectively.
Toolkit: Strengthening smallholder institutions and organizations
How to do note: Strengthen community-based natural resource management organizations
Congo: Country Technical Notes on Indigenous Peoples’ Issues
Lecciones Aprendidas: Proyectos de desarrollo de cadenas de valor de productos básicos
Toolkit: Lines of credit
Case study: Men’s Travelling Conference, Kenya
Estudio de casos: Metodología para fomentar la transformación en los hogares en Etiopía
Toolkit: Community-based financial organizations
Toolkit: Key performance indicators and performance-based agreements
Lessons Learned: Loan Guarantee Funds
How to do note: Loan Guarantee Funds
This How To Do Note highlights the rationale for using Loan Guarantee Funds, focusing on different types of guarantee arrangements, as well as their strengths, weaknesses and opportunities. It also summarizes global experience with LGFs.
The Note provides country programme management teams, programme design teams, implementation teams, and other practitioners and users with evidence-based good practices and guidelines so that they can design and implement more effective and contextually appropriate guarantees.
Lessons learned: Community-based financial organizations
Community-based financial organizations (CBFOs) are often the only institutions available to provide basic financial services to the rural poor, especially in remote areas with inadequate infrastructure.
CBFOs can be organized in many different ways. This knowledge document elaborates on the lessons learned in designing and implementing support for a CBFO.
How to do note - Key performance indicators and performance-based agreements
This how to do note addresses KPIs and PBAs at the level of partnering financial institutions. In this context, key performance targets are included in various documents, including strategic plans, business plans and possibly budgets at different levels.
Also, they can be used as an important support instrument for results-based management.
How to do note: Lines of credit
implementation and scaling up.