PREVAL monitoring and evaluation (PM&E) for rural development

Abstract: PREVAL is a global platform working with (national and local) government institutions, project technical units, and rural organisations to build and strengthen capacity to develop and implement Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation systems to produce information for decision making and learning. Author(s): PREVAL Source(s): , Published: 2009 PREVAL, Lima (English; Spanish ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://preval.org/en

Tracking local development in west Africa : a holistic and participatory approach

Abstract: In this video the methodology of the Participatory Development Assessment research project is introduced, which aims to improve the evaluation of development interventions in Africa. The video contains an interview supported with images from the field (Northern Ghana and Southern Burkina Faso). Author(s): Geest, Kees Van Der Source(s): , 10:26 min., ill. Published: 2009…

A users’ guide to measuring local governance

Abstract: This guide is intended to respond to an increasing demand for guidance on the multiplicity of tools and methods that are being used to measure, assess and monitor governance at the local level. The guide has also been translated to French and Spanish. Author(s): Wilde, Alexandra; Nahem, Joachim Source(s): , vi, 149 p., ill.,…

Project planning and implementation at the local government level : lessons of experience

Abstract: Several factors contribute to the failure of local government projects in making appreciable impacts. The most serious ones have to do with institutional instability and policies working at cross purposes. The paper identifies 6 policy areas in rectifying the failings. Author(s): Oladipo, Jimoh A. Source(s): , European journal of social sciences; Vol. 6, No.…

Who counts? : the quiet revolution of participation and numbers

Abstract: Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation has taken many forms, with varied degrees of ownership and empowerment. Whether participatory statistics empower local people is sensitive to official acceptance and whether thise lead to changes in policy and practice that make a real difference. Author(s): Chambers, Robert Source(s): , IDS working paper; 296 43 p., ill., maps,…

Participatory monitoring and evaluation : a process to support governance and empowerment at the local level : a guidance paper

Abstract: The potential benefits of participatory monitoring and evaluation (PM&E) for local governance for key actors and multi-stakeholder processes are discussed and operational guidelines for introducing PM&E are outlined. Author(s): Hilhorst, Dorothea H.M.; Guijt, Irene Source(s): , iv, 54 p., ill., tabs Published: 2006 Royal tropical institute (KIT) : for World bank, Amsterdam (English ISBN/ISSN:…