Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) & Impact Assessment of Food and Nutrition Security Programmes Course


INTRODUCTION
This training programme aims to improve the effectiveness of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) of Food Security and Nutrition programs through identifying and disseminating successful methods, tools and practices. This will, in turn, improve the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) skills of the personnel implementing food security and nutrition programmes in the implementing agencies.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This is a general training is targeting variety of programme staff, management team members and thematic staff, Project Management Officials, government officials, programme managers; policy makers and programme implementers; development practitioners and activists and NGO and CSO members, Research organizations among others for Agriculture support activities.

DURATION
10 days

 COURSE OBJECTIVES

The training will enable participants to;

  • Gain insight into the principles of monitoring, evaluation and impact assessment in food and nutrition security.
  • Strengthen their competence in the designing, monitoring, and evaluation of FSN programs.
    Come up with clear ideas for improving monitoring, evaluation and impact assessments for food security and nutrition programs.
  • Appreciate the need to integrate gender role in the development of FSN programs.
    Gain skills in both qualitative and quantitate data collection and analysis in M&E for food security and nutrition programs.

COURSE OUTLINE

Module 1: Fundamentals of Monitoring and Evaluation

  • What is M&E?
  • Significance of M&E
  • Principles and concepts in M&E
  • M&E and the project lifecycle
  • Complementary roles of monitoring and evaluation

Module 2: Food Security and Nutrition M&E Frameworks

  • Food security and nutrition conceptual frameworks
  • Food security and nutrition results frameworks
  • Logical framework analysis
  • Food security and nutrition projects design using LogFrames

Module 3: Food Security and Nutrition Indicators

  • Food security and nutrition indicators
  • Indicator metrics
  • Link between indicators and results
  • Indicator Matrix
  • FSN indicator performance tracking

Module 4: M&E System design and M&E Planning in FSN

  • Importance of an M&E Plan
  • Components of an M&E Plan
  • Design Principles for monitoring and evaluation
  • Using M&E plan to implement M&E in a project
  • M&E plan against performance management plan

Module 5: M&E Considerations for Sector Specific Programming

  • Food availability
  • Food access
  • Food utilization
  • Stability
  • Market Information

Module 6: M&E Considerations for Health and Nutrition

  • Selection of indicators
  • Integrated disease surveillance and nutrition surveillance systems
  • Nutrition

Module 7: Data Management for M&E in FSN

  • Sources of M&E data
  • Qualitative data collection methods
  • Quantitative data collection methods
  • Participatory methods of data collection

Module 8: Data Analysis

  • Data cleaning
  • Qualitative data analysis
  • Quantitative data analysis
  • Data interpretation and reporting

Module 9: Gender consideration 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
  • Role of M&E in addressing gender
  • Measure of gender outcomes

Module 10: Evaluation of Food Security and Nutrition Programs

  • Determining evaluation points from results framework
  • Components of evaluations, implementation and process evaluations
  • Evaluation designs
  • Performance evaluation process
  • Evaluation findings, sharing, and dissemination

Module 11: Impact Assessment of FSN Programs

  • Introduction to impact evaluation
  • Impact assessment in program design
  • Attribution in impact evaluation
  • Impact evaluation methods

Module 12: M&E Results Use and Dissemination

  • Use of M&E results to improve and strengthen FSN projects
  • Use of M&E Lessons learned and best practices
  • M&E reporting
  • Design, monitoring, and evaluation of resilience interventions

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Our courses serve as a vibrant platform for professionals to connect and engage with a diverse community of peers, industry leaders, and experts. By participating in our programs, you gain access to an invaluable network that spans across various sectors and geographical boundaries. This networking aspect is not just about forming professional relationships; it's about creating a supportive ecosystem where ideas, opportunities, and collaborations can flourish.

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FAQs & Course Administration Details:

This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location. For further inquiries, please contact us on Phone: +254 715 077 817 or Email: [email protected].
The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields. All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.
Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).
Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before start of the course. Send proof of payment to [email protected].
Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer. Email: [email protected] Phone: +254 715 077 817.

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