This page has policies, templates and guides that our staff use to plan, implement and evaluate aid activities and programmes. They may also be useful tools for people and organisations that are working with us.

 

Activity management tools

Activity quality

Activity Quality Policy [PDF, 300 KB]

Value for Money Guideline [PDF, 133 KB]

Activity appraisal

Appraising an Activity guideline

Activity Design Document (ADD) template

ADD Appraisal template [DOCX, 80 KB]

Activity planning

Activity Planning Policy [PDF, 289 KB]

Market Chain Approach knowledge note

Activity implementation

Activity Implementation Policy

Activity Reporting Activity Progress Report template [DOCX, 69 KB] 

Activity evaluation

Activity Evaluation Policy [PDF, 201 KB]

Evaluation Plan template [DOCX, 348 KB]

Evaluation Report template [DOCX, 338 KB]

DAC Evaluation Quality Standards [PDF, 1.2 MB]

Activity completion

Activity Completion Policy

Activity Completion Report template

Reporting against Workplan for Activity - Completion Report template [XLS, 54 KB]

Managing for Results

See the Managing for Results Page

Thematic and cross-cutting issues tools

These tools support thematic analysis and integration of cross-cutting issues into programmes and activities.

Environment

Environmental and Social Impacts Operational Policy

Environmental and Social Impacts Guideline

Climate Change Operational Policy

This document details the New Zealand Aid Programme’s operational policy for delivering support for addressing climate change and describes how that support is to be recorded and quantified. It is designed to help staff meet the New Zealand Government’s commitment to deliver and track climate change related ODA.  

Human rights

Human Rights Analysis Guideline [PDF, 304 KB]

The guideline assists staff to implement the New Zealand Aid Programme’s approach to human rights as a means to ensure good outcomes and manage risks across development programmes and activites.

Child Rights knowledge note [PDF, 576 KB]

Gender equality

Gender Analysis Guideline

This guideline covers key gender concepts and outlines the methodologies used in gender analysis to assess the differential impact of a programme or activity on females and males and on gender relations.    

Sustainable Economic Development and Gender Equality knowledge note

Humanitarian Response and Gender Equality knowledge note

Agriculture and Gender Equality knowledge note

Tourism and Gender Equality knowledge note

Health and Safety

MFAT is committed to the health, safety and well-being of all those involved in programmes and activities. The following information outlines MFAT’s expectations with regards to health and safety management. Also provided is the form to be completed by your organisation for all NZ Aid Programme contracts and grants.

NZ Aid Programme Health & Safety information for Partners & Contractors

Health and Safety Acknowledgement Form