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data disaggregation and its key role in international development

Data disaggregation & its key role in international development

Data Disaggregation & its key role in International Development In the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the UN member states have pledged to leave no one behind – an unequivocal commitment to eradicate poverty, end discrimination and exclusion, and reduce the inequalities and vulnerabilities in all its forms. However, progress in this area has been …

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qualitative indicators and their relevance in M&E

Qualitative indicators and their relevance in M&E

Qualitative indicators and their relevance in M&E Indicators are integral to the design, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of every development project. Different types of indicators are used in monitoring and evaluation, such as ‘quantitative’, ‘qualitative’ and ‘hybrid or mixed’. In this blog post, we will deep dive into qualitative indicators and explain what they …

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how to write monitoring and evaluation reports guidelines and best practices

How to write a good M&E report – guidelines & best practices

How to write a good monitoring and evaluation report – guidelines and best practices Reporting is an integral part of any monitoring and evaluation plan or framework. Good reporting enables organisations to communicate the value of their work and their impact while allowing them to demonstrate aid effectiveness and enhance performance, collaboration, learning and adaptation …

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M&E interview with expert

Monitoring & Evaluation interview with expert Linda Ntsiful

Monitoring & Evaluation interview with expert Linda Ntsiful Ever wondered what a career in monitoring and evaluation (M&E) might look like? As the initiator of the Women in Research, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (RMEL) group and with over 5 years of professional experience in the sector, expert Linda Kpormone Ntsiful reflects on her M&E journey. …

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qualitative and quantitative data collection methods in M&E

Qualitative and Quantitative data collection methods in M&E

Qualitative and Quantitative data collection methods in M&E Data is the heart and soul of monitoring and evaluation (M&E). Valid, reliable and accurate data can reveal and improve the performance and impact of your intervention and support decision making and learning, while enhancing your credibility and accountability. Data is divided into different categories based on …

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helpful guides and resources on monitoring and evaluation

Helpful guides & resources on monitoring & evaluation (M&E)

Helpful guides & resources on monitoring & evaluation (M&E) For any development project to be successful, it must have a robust monitoring and evaluation system in place. However, the efficacy of the monitoring and evaluation system depends on many factors, including the timing of the assessment, the appropriate choice of tools and methodologies, availability of …

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impact evaluation workplan

Designing an impact evaluation work plan: a step-by-step guide

Designing an impact evaluation work plan: a step-by-step guide This article is the second part of our 2-part series on impact evaluation. In the first article, “Impact evaluation: overview, benefits, types and planning tips,” we introduced impact evaluation and some helpful steps for planning and incorporating it into your M&E plan.  In this blog, we will …

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what is impact evaluation

Impact evaluation: overview, benefits, types and planning tips

Impact evaluation: overview, benefits, types and planning tips After a thorough consultation with our in-house M&E experts, we have created a 2-part series on impact evaluation and this article is the first part of the two. It provides an in-depth overview of impact evaluation and answers questions such as – what is impact evaluation, when …

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IATI interview with expert Maaike Blom

Getting started with IATI – expert interview with Maaike Blom

Getting started with IATI – an expert interview with Maaike Blom Maaike Blom, CEO of IATI frontrunner Data4Development walks us through the International Aid Transparency Initiative and the opportunities & challenges of publishing to IATI. Maaike also shares some helpful tips and resources for individuals and organisations looking to learn more while reflecting upon her …

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theory of change vs logic model

Theory of Change vs. Logic Model – know the difference

Theory of Change vs. Logic Model – know the difference Theory of Change (ToC) or Logic Model? Given how both frameworks are used for the same purpose, it could be a difficult choice to make. However, if you know their unique attributes, their similarities and differences, it might make your decision making process a bit …

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