KNO has published many journal articles, reports and podcasts that may be helpful to an orientation to performance improvement methods in international development.
Many of these have been published on Academia (link here).
Our book on Performance Assessment and Analysis is an excellent reference for purchase.
Several assessment and evaluation reports are published by USAID:
MIDTERM PERFORMANCE EVALUATION: Sustainability of Career Development Centers in Egypt Public Universities
FINAL REPORT AND SOLUTIONS PACKAGE: HUMAN AND INSTITUTIONAL CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT (HICD) PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT OF THE JORDANIAN EDUCATION SECTOR AND MINISTRY OF EDUCATION (MOE)