Adapting Impact Measurement and Management to the New Normal: Spotlight on Sub-Saharan Africa

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“After more than two years of living with the acute challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, the small and growing business (SGB) sector is now facing a longer-term reality that affects not only business operations but also how these businesses measure and communicate their impact. The SGB sector is at a critical junction in the pandemic where organizations need to reflect on how hastily crafted impact measurement and management (IMM) solutions may or may not fit into their longer-term IMM strategy.

For these reasons, the purpose of this brief is to:

  1. Highlight the unique IMM challenges faced by Sub-Saharan African SGBs due to COVID-19;
  2. Guide entrepreneurial ecosystem builders in adapting their IMM systems within the context of the new COVID-19 reality; and
  3. Provide tailored resources to enable entrepreneurial ecosystem builders to further adapt their IMM systems to best support entrepreneurs in the «new abnormal.»”

Impact Measurement and Management Resources for Adapting to COVID-19

The ANDE research team has put together a comprehensive list of additional online resources for further reference and guidance on this topic.