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      November 2, 2020

      Monday   8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

      P O BOX 10549-00400
      Nairobi, Nairobi Municipality 00400

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      Training on Monitoring and Evaluation in Food Security and Nutrition

      About the course
      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&E systems for 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.

      Course duration
      7 days

      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 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.

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

      Tailor-Made Course
      We can also do this as tailor-made course to meet organization-wide needs. Contact us to find out more:

      Cost: Payment required - 600.00

      Categories: Education

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