Title Limits of the logic framework and deficiencies of the traditional evaluation in cooperation for development to asses impact
Authors VÁZQUEZ DE FRANCISCO, MARÍA JOSÉ, TORRES JIMÉNEZ, MERCEDES, CALDENTEY DEL POZO, PEDRO, TORRES JIMÉNEZ, MERCEDES, CALDENTEY DEL POZO, PEDRO, VÁZQUEZ DE FRANCISCO, MARÍA JOSÉ
External publication No
Means Iberoam. J. Dev. Stud.
Scope Article
Nature Científica
SJR Quartile 4
SJR Impact 0.12900
Area International
Publication date 01/07/2015
ISI 000364319200004
Abstract Measuring impact has traditionally been the weakest step in the traditional evaluation of aid, because of its costs, methodologies, time and difficulties in attributing effects. But this exercise is necessary both in technical and moral terms, especially for those benefitting from the aid. The use of a logical framework as the most accepted tool for aid management has not helped in impact measuring, which is a revealing reflection of aid effectiveness. It is precisely those international commitments for aid effectiveness that highlight the limitations of traditional evaluation practices. This paper intends to reflect upon those limits through a systematic academic review, and will propose a conceptual revision of impact evaluation indicators.
Keywords cooperation; impact; effectiveness; evaluation
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