In this guide, we describe a planning framework that can be helpful in the design (and, as we will see, also in the monitoring and evaluation) process. We will refer to this framework as the CAUSAL PATHWAY FRAMEWORK.
This framework may not be very different from the way you already think about planning programs, or you may already be using a tool or process that you find helpful. Thats fine. In such cases, this guide may serve as a reminder for what you already know; in others, it may be a new way of thinking about good programs.
The Causal Pathway Framework document is broken up into several sections: