Country-led monitoring and evaluation systems: Better evidence, better policies, better development results

This book from UNICEF provides a number of chapters considering why country-led monitoring and evaluation systems are important and some best practice examples of how they have been used.

Contents

Part 1 Why country-led monitoring and evaluation systems?

  • Enhancing evidence-based policy making through country-led monitoring and evaluation systems.
  • Evaluating development. Is the country the right unit of account?
  • The strategic intent. Understanding strategic intent is the key to successful country-led monitoring and evaluation systems.
  • Supporting partner country ownership and capacity in development evaluation. The OECD DAC evaluation network.
  • Country-led evaluations. Learning from experience.
  • Country-led impact evaluation. A survey of development practitioners.
  • The role of national, regional and international evaluation organizations in strengthening country-led monitoring and evaluation systems.
  • Bringing statistics to citizens: a “must” to build democracy in the XXI century
  • Proactive is the magic word.

Part 2 Good practices in country-led monitoring and evaluation systems

  • Building monitoring and evaluation systems to improve government performance.
  • Getting the logic right. How a strong theory of change supports programmes which work!
  • RealWorld Evaluation: conducting evaluations under budget, time, data and political constraints
  • Strengthening country data collection systems. The role of the Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys
  • Strengthening country data dissemination systems. Good practices in using DevInfo
  • Making data meaningful. Writing stories about numbers.

Source

M. Segone (Ed.), (2009). Country-led monitoring and evaluation systems: Better evidence, better policies, better development results: Retrieved from http://mymande.org/sites/default/files/images/Country_ledMEsystems.pdf

Originally sourced from MyM&E

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