Monitoring And Evaluation Of Agricultural Programmes

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RE : Monitoring And Evaluation Of Agricultural Programmes

FineResults Research Services would like to invite you to high impact training on Monitoring And Evaluation Of Agricultural Programmes to be held in Nairobi from 12th - 16th October 2020.

Event information

Course Name : Monitoring And Evaluation Of Agricultural Programmes

Venue : FineResults Research, Nairobi, Kenya

Event Date : 12th - 16th October 2020.

Course Fee : KES 65000 or USD 800

Registration : REGISTER HERE


Agriculture forms the backbone of many developing countries and is the main economic activity for the rural communities. Since its modest beginnings, the agricultural sector has become increasingly complex and multi-faceted. The challenge agriculture faces today is how to feed the world population in an equitable manner while protecting the environment from irreversible negative changes. Monitoring and Evaluation tools and techniques plays a key role in ensuring Agriculture and Rural Development (ARD) projects are designed, implemented as planned to aid in ending hunger and poverty. This course equips the participants with adequate skills to develop and manage robust M&E systems for effective management of ARD projects and programs. The learner is introduced to M&E frameworks indicators, tools and techniques for M&E for ARD.


5 Days


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

Understand monitoring and evaluation (M&E) for ARD programs

Design ARD projects using logical framework analysis approach

Define different ARD indicators

Track performance indicators over the life of the project

Evaluate ARD programs against objectives and targets

Understand gender role in M&E in ARD programs

Conduct impact evaluations of ARD programs


Module 1

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

Agriculture and Rural Development Policy issues

Sustainable agriculture and rural development

Economic contribution of agriculture

Link between agriculture and rural development

Agriculture and food security

Module 2

M&E Frameworks in Agriculture and Rural Development

ARD Conceptual Frameworks

ARD Results Frameworks

Logical Framework Analysis (LFA)

LogFrame - Design of ARD projects using LogFrame

Agriculture and Rural Development Indicators

Indicator metrics

Linking indicators to results

Indicator Matrix

ARD indicator performance tracking

Sector-wide indicators for Agriculture and Rural Development

Specific indicators for Sub-sectors of Agriculture and Rural Development

Indicators for Thematic Areas related to Agriculture and Rural Development

M&E System and M&E Planning in ARD

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

Module 3

Data Management for M&E in Agriculture and Rural Development

Sources of Data: Information systems, surveys, participatory poverty assessments, financial management tools

Use of different Surveys in data collection for ARD

Participatory methods of data collection for ARD

Data analysis for ARD

Gender integration in M&E for Agriculture and Rural Development

Gender integration during project activities design

Gender indicators in ARD

Cross cutting gender issues in ARD

Measure of gender outcomes

Module 4

Performance Evaluation of Agricultural and Rural Development 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 questions

Evaluation findings sharing and dissemination

Impact Evaluations for Agriculture and Rural Development

Introduction to impact evaluation

Attribution in impact evaluation

Estimation of counterfactual

Impact evaluation methods: Double difference, Propensity score matching

Module 5

M&E Results Use and Dissemination

Use of M&E results to improve and strengthen ARD projects

Use of M&E Lessons learnt and Best Practices

Organization knowledge champions

M&E reporting

NB: We are offering you a half day, fun and interactive team building event!


Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact us through Mobile: +254 732 776 700 / +254 759 285 295 or Email: [email protected]


Payment should be transferred to FineResults Research Services Limited bank before commencement of training. Send proof of payment through the email: [email protected]

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