Fundamentals of Strategic Advising in Reform Environments

Step 6 of 10: Lesson Three - Assessing Existing Capacity and Identifying Gaps
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Recommended Readings: Identifying Gaps

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Brown, Lisanne, Anne LaFond, Kate Macintyre (March 2001) “Measuring Capacity Building.” MEASURE Evaluation: Carolina Population Center.

This report, particularly Chapter 3, provides a helpful overview for how to measure capacity building. It includes a detailed review of indicators, indices, tools and challenges for measurement, the command of which will greatly improve the quality of your work as an advisor.

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"Like capacity, capacity building is a multi-dimensional and dynamic process. It should lead to an improvement in performance at each level and contribute to sustainability. The external environment also influences capacity building."

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