Reflections from Liberia on: Results Driven Development Processes

Results driven development is part of the current orthodoxy of international development efforts. Development actors at local, national and international levels are under pressure to show the effectiveness of the investments being made in education, livelihoods, natural resource management and other sectors in the ‘developing’ world. This drive manifests itself in project documentation having quantifiable indicators of change at output and impact levels. These indicators in turn set the framework for monitoring the effectiveness of the project, in effect showing that the goals or objectives of the project have been met in a defined time period.

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