Friday, August 2nd, 2013
"The ILAC Initiative of the CGIAR has been working in partnership with the CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas (RTB) on a study that mapped RTB research network.
The study aimed to design and test a monitoring system to characterize research networks through which research programs activities are ...
Monday, April 29th, 2013
Greeley, M., Lucas, H. and Chai, J. IDS Bulletin 44.2
Editor Greeley, M. Lucas, H. and Chai, J. Publisher IDS
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Growth in the use of real time digital information for monitoring has been rapid in developing countries across all ...
Saturday, March 23rd, 2013
(from DFID website)
A new report has just been released on the Review of the Evidence on Indicators, Metrics and Monitoring Systems. Led by the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) under the auspices of the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystem (WLE), the review examined monitoring initiatives related to the ...
Saturday, February 2nd, 2013
This post title was prompted by my reading of Daniel Ticehurst's paper (below), and some of my reading of literature on complexity theory and on data mining.
First, Daniel's paper: "Who is listening to whom, and how well and with what effect? Daniel Ticehurst, October 16th, 2012. 34 pages
"I am ...
Monday, April 23rd, 2012
Written by Sonia Herrero, InProgress, Berlin, April 2012. 43 pages Available as pdf
"The aim of this manual is to help those working in the non-profit sector -- non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and other civil society organisations (CSOs) -- and the donors which fund them, to observe more accurately what they are ...
Tuesday, October 11th, 2011
By Sadie Watson And Juliet Pierce. September 2008. DEPARTMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT. Evaluation Report WP27
In 2007, a tool and process was developed for improving the recording and impact of policy dialogue initiatives across DFID. It was based on an adaptation of current project cycle management (PCM) requirements for programme ...
Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011
Karl Hughes, Claire Hutchings, August 2011. 3ie Working Paper 13. Available as pdf.
[found courtesy of @3ieNews]
"Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) operating in the international development sector need credible, reliable feedback on whether their interventions are making a meaningful difference but they struggle with how they can practically access it. Impact evaluation is research ...
Tuesday, September 14th, 2010
"Researchers at Wageningen University and the VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands, have been working together on a type of monitoring that they have called reflexive monitoring in action (RMA). RMA has been developed especially for projects that aim to contribute to the sustainable development of ...
Friday, June 1st, 2007
(via Pelican email list)
Niels has asked me to make you aware of a new publication that some
'Pelican-ers' might find relevant.
I have edited a book on how learning and monitoring can become better
'friends' than is currently usually the case. The book comes off the press
tomorrow. The full reference: Guijt, ...