Food Security and Agriculture

Training Course on Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation

Course Overview

This Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation course offers a concise and impactful exploration of the principles and practices necessary for engaging stakeholders and promoting inclusive decision-making processes in monitoring and evaluating development projects. This course is designed for professionals and practitioners involved in project management, evaluation, and community development who want to enhance their skills in participatory approaches to monitoring and evaluation.

Through practical examples and interactive exercises, participants will learn how to actively involve project stakeholders, including beneficiaries and community members, in the monitoring and evaluation process. They will gain insights into participatory data collection methods, participatory analysis techniques, and tools for engaging stakeholders throughout the project cycle.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Understand the PM&E Process
  • Develop PM&E Results Levels
  • Define Indicators for PM&E
  • Develop a Logical Framework Approach in PM&E
  • Carry out participatory M&E Planning
  • Understand data collection for PM&E
  • Develop Tools and Techniques for rural appraisal in PM&E
  • Carry out data Analysis in PM&E
  • Implement Participatory Impact Assessment

Course Duration

Online Training: 6 days

Classroom Training: 5 days

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to PM&E

  • Overview of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E)
  • Importance of Participatory Approaches
  • Definition of Participatory Monitoring & Evaluation
  • Principles and Values of Participatory Approaches
  • Benefits and Challenges of PM&E

Module 2: PM&E Planning and Design

  • Planning the PM&E Process
  • Setting Objectives and Indicators
  • Data Collection Methods and Tools
  • Data Analysis Techniques
  • Developing PM&E Results Levels

Module 3: Logical Framework Approach (LFA)

  • Introduction to Logical Framework Approach (LFA)
  • LFA Analysis and Planning Phase
  • Designing a Logframe
  • Risk Rating in Logframe
  • Horizontal and Vertical Logic in Logframe
  • Using Logframe for Activity and Budget Schedules

Module 4: Participatory Tools and Techniques

  • Participatory M&E Planning
  • Participatory Project Design
  • Group Dynamics in Participatory Decision Making
  • Participatory Information Gathering Tools and Methods
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Data
  • Triangulating Data Collection Sources

Module 5: Analysis, Reporting, and Impact Assessment

  • Data Analysis in PM&E
  • Using SPSS/Stata in Quantitative Data Management
  • Descriptive and Inferential Analysis
  • Participatory Dissemination of Findings
  • Participatory Evaluation
  • Participatory Impact Assessment
  • Reporting on Progress and Lessons Learned

Note: This outline provides a general structure for a 5-day training program on Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation. The specific content, activities, and duration of each session may be adjusted based on the target audience, learning objectives, and available time.

Classroom Training Schedule

Start Date End Date Location Cost Apply
Jul 29, 2024 Aug 02, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register
Sep 02, 2024 Sep 06, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register
Oct 07, 2024 Oct 11, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register
Nov 11, 2024 Nov 15, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register
Dec 16, 2024 Dec 20, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register

Virtual Training Schedule

Start Date End Date Location Cost Apply
Jul 08, 2024 Jul 13, 2024 Online $ 400 Register
Aug 12, 2024 Aug 17, 2024 Online $ 400 Register
Sep 16, 2024 Sep 21, 2024 Online $ 400 Register
Oct 21, 2024 Oct 26, 2024 Online $ 400 Register
Nov 25, 2024 Nov 30, 2024 Online $ 400 Register

Registration Process

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Group Discounts

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Course Language

This Training course is offered in ENGLISH . Please indicate the language of choice during registration.

Training Approach

Our instructor-led trainings use well guided presentations, practical exercises, and group acivities. Participants are encouraged to bring any data relevant to their job responsibilities. Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.


Upon completion of training, the participant will be issued with a certificate of Completion.

Post Training Support

Our commitment our clients success extends beyond the training program. We offer ongoing 3 months support through Q&A sessions, online forums, and access to our expert instructors.

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