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Monitoring and Evaluation for Food Security and Nutrition Course

By: Foscore Development Center

Kenya

23 May - 03 Jun, 2022  12 days

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USD 2,000

Venue: Foscore Development Training Center, Nairobi

Other Dates

Venue Date Fee  
Foscore Development Training Center, Nairobi, Kenya 11 - 22 Jul, 2022 USD2000
Foscore Development Training Center, Nairobi, Kenya 15 - 26 Aug, 2022 USD2000

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 M and E systems for effective management of FSN programs. The learner is introduced to FSN indicators, tools and techniques for M and E 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 M and E for food security and nutrition programs.

Training Content

Module 1: Fundamentals of Monitoring and Evaluation

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

Module 2: Food Security and Nutrition M and E Frameworks

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

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: M and E System design and M and E Planning in FSN

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

Module 5: M and E Considerations for Sector Specific Programming

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

Module 6: M and E Considerations for Health and Nutrition

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

Module 7: Data Management for M and E in FSN

  • Sources of M and E 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 M and E for FSN

  • Gender integration during project activities design
  • Gender indicators in food security and nutrition programs
  • Cross-cutting gender issues in FSN
  • Role of M and E 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: M and E Results Use and Dissemination

  • Use of M and E results to improve and strengthen FSN projects
  • Use of M and E Lessons learned and best practices
  • M and E reporting
  • Design, monitoring, and evaluation of resilience interventions

General Notes

  • All our courses can be Tailor-made to participants needs
  • Course duration is flexible, and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.
  • Presentations are well guided, practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are expert with more than 10years of experience.
  • One-year free Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.
Foscore Development Training Center, Nairobi May 23 - 03 Jun, 2022
Foscore Development Training Center, Nairobi, Kenya 11 - 22 Jul, 2022
Foscore Development Training Center, Nairobi, Kenya 15 - 26 Aug, 2022
USD 2,000.00
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A discount of 20% for 5 or more participants
Foscore Development Training Center, Nairobi

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