Why M&E is crucial
Project cycle management and M&E
Steps for applying M&E in an agricultural project or program
Evaluation types Tools and Techniques for M&E
Section 2: Results-Based M&E Trends
Managing for Results in Development (MfDR) MfDR fundamentals
Result-based management and MfDR (RBM)
RBM’s emergence and progression
RBM comprises seven phases.
Performance monitoring, performance indicators, and measuring
Framework for reasoning and results
Important steps to develop a result-based M&E
M&E cycle based on results
The influence of results measurement
Situational analyses and needs evaluation
Formative analysis of the situation
Needs evaluation Tools for doing a needs analysis
Situation analysis and mapping examples to the point
The line of results Impact routes
Theory of change vs the logical framework
Creating a change theory
A hypothesis of change’s component parts
Frameworks for M&E
What makes M&E frameworks crucial?
Things to take into account when creating an M&E framework
What exactly are signs?
Qualities of reliable indicators
Comparing process and impact indicators
Process markers Result markers
Creating metrics that are similar globally
What is contained in an M&E plan?
Important factors for an M&E plan
When ought M&E to be done?
When should monitoring actions be conducted?
When should assessments be carried out?
Are M&E plans amendable?
How to create assessment questions
designing evaluations for the use and benefit of stakeholders
Selection and application of qualitative and quantitative data collection methods Interactive data analysis
Clearly expressing findings to ensure thorough stakeholder education
What are baseline statistics and how are they gathered?
Needs analysis vs a baseline investigation
Inquiries to make regarding a baseline plan
What kind of baseline data are important, practical, and necessary to collect?
Baseline survey examples
Techniques for gathering quantitative information
Problems and restrictions with quantitative approaches
Techniques for gathering qualitative information
Focus group conversations before and after interventions
interviewing before and after interventions
Example and illustration using a few different participatory techniques
Creating a communications plan in light of evaluation results. Presenting findings to promote change.
Utilizing various mediums to present M&E findings.
Various applications of M&E findings
Whom to provide feedback to
When to provide criticism
Learning integration for both individual and organizational gain Become M&E change agents.
Becoming a champion in M&E