How can a greater focus on results improve accountability, communication, direction and learning?
A policy paper and seven underlying case studies identify and document key themes, current challenges and good practice in results-based management by development co-operation providers.
The ultimate goal for development co-operation providers is achievement of development outcomes and impact: real changes in the lives of beneficiaries in developing countries. Providers and their partners articulate the specific results they will achieve or contribute to in support of these development outcomes.
Results frameworks and results-oriented approaches spell out the means to generate and use results information at multiple levels and for multiple purposes, including accountability, communication, direction and learning.
Providers face six interrelated challenges in implementing their results-based management approaches: