One of the premier manuals on Theory of Change thinking. Available in English and Arabic.
This post looks more specifically at outcomes, and how they can be developed and written. It highlights the benefits of focusing on outcomes for project planning, implementation and evaluation.
The authors demonstrate the use of nested actor-based ToCs, using the case of an impact evaluation of a complex police-reform program in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
In this article the authors examine the elements that make up a ToC, how ToCs can be visualized, and how ToCs relate to other organizational tools. Several suggestions are put forward to strengthen the existing ToC practice.
This is a two-part series on practical approaches to theories of change in conflict, security and justice programmes.
This guide to understanding and developing a ToC shows how a ToC helps to configure the conditions needed to achieve desired change, using the experience of a given context. This is done partly by making assumptions explicit and by analysing them.
This article presents three generic, complementary purposes of ToCs.
A report that seeks to define ToC.
This report reflects on the desired level of detail of a ToC.