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Training on Monitoring and Evaluation in Food Security and Nutrition

By: Devimpact Institute

Kenya

29 Apr - 03 May, 2024  5 days

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USD 950

Venue: Nairobi, Kenya

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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 play a key role in ensuring Food Security programs are designed, implemented as planned 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&E systems for the effective management of FSN programs. The learner is introduced to FSN indicators, tools, and techniques for M&E in FSN.

Target Participants

This course is designed for researchers, project staff, development practitioners, managers and decision makers who are responsible for project, program, or organization-level M&E in Food Security and Nutrition programs.

What you will learn

By the end of this course the participants will be able to:

  • Understand monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of FSN programs.
  • Design a FSN project using logical framework.
  • Understand Food Security and Nutrition programs specific indicators.
  • Track performance indicators over the life of the project
  • Evaluate FSN programs against targets.
  • Understand gender role in M&E in FSN programs.
  • Conduct impact assessment of Food Security and Nutrition programs

Course Duration

Online     7 Days

Classroom-based   5 Days

Course Outline

Introduction to M&E

  • Definition of Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Why Monitoring and Evaluation is important.
  • Key principles and concepts in M&E
  • M&E in project lifecycle
  • Complementary roles of Monitoring and Evaluation

Food Security and Nutrition M&E Frameworks

  • Food security and Nutrition Conceptual Frameworks
  • Food security and Nutrition Results Frameworks
  • Logical Framework Analysis (LFA)
  • LogFrame – Design of Food security and nutrition projects using LogFrame

Food Security and Nutrition Indicators

  • FSN indicators definition: Dietary diversity score, Food Consumption Score, Coping Strategy Index, Nutrition indicators
  • Indicator metrics
  • Linking indicators to results
  • Indicator Matrix
  • FSN indicator performance tracking

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

  • Importance of an M&E Plan
  • Documenting M&E System in the M&E Plan
  • Components of an M&E Plan-Monitoring, Evaluation, Data management, Reporting
  • Using M&E Plan to implement M&E in a Project
  • M&E plan vs Performance Management Plan (PMP)

M&E Considerations for Sector Specific Programming

  • Food Security Programs: Food Availability, Seasonality, Food Access, Food Utilization
  • Health and Nutrition Programs; Selection of Indicators, sources of data, Reproductive Health
  • Integrating Cross Cutting Issues into Data Collection

Data Management for M&E in FSN

  • Different sources of M&E data
  • Qualitative data collection methods
  • Quantitative data collection methods
  • Participatory methods of data collection

Gender integration in M&E for FSN

  • Gender integration during project activities design
  • Gender indicators in Food Security and Nutrition programs
  • Cross cutting gender issues in FSN
  • Measure of gender outcomes

Evaluation of Food Security and Nutrition Programs

  • Determining evaluation points from results framework
  • Components of evaluations: implementation and process evaluations.
  • Evaluation designs- experimental, quasi-experimental and non-experimental
  • Performance evaluation process
  • Evaluation findings sharing and dissemination.

Impact Assessment of Food Security and Nutrition Programs

  • Introduction to impact evaluation
  • Attribution in impact evaluation
  • Estimation of counterfactual
  • Impact evaluation methods: Double difference, Propensity score matching

M&E Results Use and Dissemination

  • Use of M&E results to improve and strengthen FSN projects.
  • Use of M&E Lessons learnt and Best Practices
  • Organization knowledge champions
  • M&E reporting

Training Approach

This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group works and case studies.

Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.

Certification

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate.

Tailor-Made Course 

We can also do this as a tailor-made course to meet organization-wide training needs. A training needs assessment will be done on the training participants to collect data on the existing skills, knowledge gaps, training expectations and tailor-made needs.

Nairobi, Kenya Apr 29 - 03 May, 2024
Nairobi, Kenya , Kenya 13 - 17 May, 2024
Nairobi, Kenya , Kenya 10 - 14 Jun, 2024
Nairobi, Kenya , Kenya 22 - 26 Jul, 2024
Nairobi, Kenya , Kenya 19 - 23 Aug, 2024
Nairobi, Kenya , Kenya 16 - 20 Sep, 2024
Nairobi, Kenya , Kenya 14 - 18 Oct, 2024
Nairobi, Kenya , Kenya 11 - 15 Nov, 2024
Nairobi, Kenya , Kenya 09 - 13 Dec, 2024

Registration: 08:00:am - 04:00:am

USD 950.00 + 47.50 (VAT)(Classroom-based)
USD 600.00 + 30.00 (VAT)(Online)
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