Program Design

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Program Design?

Program design sets the foundation for an effective project by identifying the desired changes & the activities required to achieve them (Peacebuilding Evaluation Consortium).

How is Program Design Applied to Peacebuilding/Conflict-Affected Settings?

Peacebuilding program design is directly linked to a conflict analysis & involves four steps: 1) articulating clear goals, objectives, and activities; developing plausible theories of change; 3) identifying preliminary indicators; & 4) pulling the pieces together into a logical framework (Peacebuilding Evaluation Consortium).

Where Can I Have Conversations with Others About Program Design?

To start conversations about & provide insight on topics related to program design, please explore & contribute to our Discussions.

Are There Examples of Program Design in Practice?

For a collection of resources on program design, please visit our Resource Library.

Where Can I Find Partnership Opportunities in Program Design?

For a list of organizations & groups working on program design in conflict contexts, please see our Collaboration Map.