Tracking results in agriculture and rural development in less-than-ideal conditions

 

Tracking results in agriculture
and rural development in
less-than-ideal conditions

A sourcebook of indicators
for monitoring and evaluation


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GLOBAL DONOR PLATFORM FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT (GDPRD)
FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS (FAO)
THE WORLD BANK (WB)
2008



Table of Contents

Acknowledgements (Download Acknowledgements and Acronyms pdf 165 Kb)
Acronyms and Abbreviations

Preface (Download Preface and Executive Summary pdf 108 Kb)
Executive Summary  

CHAPTER 1 - THE EVOLUTION OF M&E IN DEVELOPMENT  (Download pdf 212 Kb)

What is M&E?
Who are the users?
How M&E has evolved?

CHAPTER 2 - THE ANALYTICAL FRAMEWORK (Download pdf 421 Kb)

Thinking logically about indicators
Monitoring performance (inputs and outputs)
Measuring results (outcomes and impact)
A core set of priority indicators for ARD programmes

CHAPTER 3 - THE DATA FRAMEWORK (Download pdf 445 Kb)

The tools
Applying the tools for M&E analysis
Strengthening National Statistical System capacity

CHAPTER 4 - THE INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK (Download pdf 356 Kb)

The M&E framework
The statistics framework
The international framework
The role of development partners

CHAPTER 5 - SETTING UP AN M&E STRATEGY IN AGRICULTURE (Download pdf 136 Kb)
AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT 

Step 1: Assessment and diagnosis
Step 2: Review of indicators
Step 3: Review of current data, sources and gaps
Step 4: Development of action plans
Step 5: Review of resource requirements
Step 6: Monitoring the performance of the M&E action plan

BIBLIOGRAPHY (Download pdf 95 Kb)

ANNEX 1: A LIST OF CORE INDICATORS (Download pdf 156 Kb)

ANNEX 2: COUNTRY CASE STUDIES - SUMMARY OF COUNTRY STUDIES (Download pdf 154 Kb)
AND OF ARD INDICATORS CURRENTLY IN USE IN EACH COUNTRY

Part 1 – Country studies
Part 2 – ARD indicators in use in each country

ANNEX 3: M&E CAPACITY ASSESSMENT SCORECARD (Download pdf 161 Kb)


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