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7 Tips for Developing Data-Driven, Evidence-Based Programs
June 12, 2017

In designing programs to respond to the needs of refugees in the U.S., service providers have the opportunity to improve program planning processes and take steps towards becoming more data-driven and evidence-based.

Data-driven programs are those where data shapes program design and informs decision making during the life of the program. Evidence-based programs are those where existing evidence has been used to inform the theory of change and implementation. This tip sheet offers seven tips you can use during program planning to help ensure your programs are data-driven and evidence-based.

You can also download a PowerPoint presentation on this topic that META delivered at a recent Ethiopian Community Development Council (ECDC) annual conference.