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Monitoring and Evaluation for Food Security and Nutrition Course

By: Foscore Development Center

Kenya

15 - 26 Apr, 2019  12 days

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USD 2,000

In order to achieve a world free of hunger and malnutrition, it is vital to provide sustainable solutions that provide the largest impacts on development outcomes. Monitoring and Evaluation tools and techniques plays a key role in ensuring Food Security programs are designed, implemented as plan and that they improve the well-being of the target communities. This course equips the participants with adequate skills to develop and manage robust MandE systems for effective management of FSN programs. The learner is introduced to FSN indicators, tools and techniques for MandE in FSN

Who Should Attend?

This is a general training is targeting variety of programme staff, management team members and thematic staff, Project Management Officials, government officials, programme managers; policy makers and programme implementers; development practitioners and activists and NGO and CSO members,  Research organizations among others for Agriculture support activities.  

Training Objectives

The training will enable participants to;

  • Gain insight into the principles of monitoring, evaluation and impact assessment in food and nutrition security.
  • Strengthen their competence in the designing, monitoring, and evaluation of FSN programs.
  • Come up with clear ideas for improving monitoring, evaluation and impact assessments for food security and nutrition programs.
  • Appreciate the need to integrate gender role in the development of FSN programs.
  • Gain skills in both qualitative and quantitate data collection and analysis in MandE for food security and nutrition programs.

Training Content

Module 1: Fundamentals of Monitoring and Evaluation

  • What is MandE?
  • Significance of MandE
  • Principles and concepts in MandE
  • MandE and the project lifecycle
  • Complementary roles of monitoring and evaluation

Module 2: Food Security and Nutrition MandE Frameworks

  • Food security and nutrition conceptual frameworks
  • Food security and nutrition results frameworks
  • Logical framework analysis
  • Food security and nutrition projects design using LogFrames

Module 3: Food Security and Nutrition Indicators

  • Food security and nutrition indicators
  • Indicator metrics
  • Link between indicators and  results
  • Indicator Matrix
  • FSN indicator performance tracking

Module 4: MandE System design and MandE Planning in FSN

  • Importance of an MandE Plan
  • Components of an MandE Plan
  • Design Principles for monitoring and evaluation
  • Using MandE plan to implement MandE in a project
  • MandE plan against performance management plan

Module 5: MandE Considerations for Sector Specific Programming

  • Food availability
  • Food access
  • Food utilization
  • Stability
  • Market Information

Module 6: MandE Considerations for Health and Nutrition 

  • Selection of indicators
  • Integrated disease surveillance and nutrition surveillance systems
  • Nutrition

Module 7: Data Management for MandE in FSN

  • Sources of MandE data
  • Qualitative data collection methods
  • Quantitative data collection methods
  • Participatory methods of data collection
  • Module 8: Data Analysis
  • Data cleaning
  • Qualitative data analysis
  • Quantitative data analysis
  • Data interpretation and reporting

Module 9: Gender consideration in MandE for FSN

  • Gender integration during project activities design
  • Gender indicators in food security and nutrition programs
  • Cross-cutting gender issues in FSN
  • Role of MandE in addressing gender
  • Measure of gender outcomes

Module 10: Evaluation of Food Security and Nutrition Programs

  • Determining evaluation points from results framework
  • Components of evaluations, implementation and process evaluations
  • Evaluation designs
  • Performance evaluation process
  • Evaluation findings, sharing, and dissemination

Module 11: Impact Assessment of FSN Programs

  • Introduction to impact evaluation
  • Impact assessment in program design
  • Attribution in impact evaluation
  • Impact evaluation methods

Module 12: MandE Results Use and Dissemination

  • Use of MandE results to improve and strengthen FSN projects
  • Use of MandE Lessons learned and best practices
  • MandE reporting
  • Design, monitoring, and evaluation of resilience interventions
Foscore Development Center, Nairobi Kenya Apr 15 - 26 Apr, 2019

Class Session: 09:00:am - 04:30:am

USD 2,000.00
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A discount of 10% to 50% for a group of more than two
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