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Evidence at the Department of the Interior


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Interior is committed to building and using evidence for effective program management and strategic decision-making. The following documents guide Interior’s efforts under the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act of 2018.

The Director of the Office of Planning and Performance Management, who also serves as Evaluation Officer, is responsible for overseeing the Department’s evaluation activities, learning agenda, and capacity assessment, as well as collaborating with bureaus and offices to shape and support strategic evidence-building activities. The Evaluation Officer works in coordination with the Chief Data Officer and Statistical Official to build the evidence necessary for decisions about program operations, policy, and regulations and gain visibility into the impact of resource allocation on achieving program and overall Department objectives.

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