This toolkit from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) provides an overview of the process of participatory monitoring. The paper includes a step by step process and a number of case study examples to demonstrate the specifics of the approach.
In this guide each tool is presented in a user-friendly format to enable the practitioner to easily put it to use. For each tool, information is given on: its purpose; instructions on how to use it; the time required; materials necessary; sample questions that it might be used to answer; its advantages and disadvantages; tips; and a real-life example.
This handbook from InsightShare provides a detailed account of the purposes and processes involved in running participatory video projects. It outlines a step by step guide and provides detailed case studies to highlight its use in projects around the world.
This toolkit from UNICEF Egypt Country Office was developed to support staff in the evaluation process in order to improve the quality of evaluation reports and ensure the application of policy and standards.
This paper from the James Irvine Foundation outlines a participatory approach to evaluating social programs. The model draws on the experience of the writers and current literature and presents two case studies to illustrate it in action.
This forum discussion from Ranjani.K.Murthy on the Gender and Evaluation website, analyses some of the difficulties and constraints that evaluators face in ensuring the participation of marginalised communities, women and sexual minorities in evaluations.
Participatory Assessment of Development (PADev) is an approach to impact evaluation that radically moves away from a focus on a single agency, project or programme. It takes a particular area as point of departure and reflects -through different groups of people- on interventions that have taken place and what has changed over a period of time (typically 20-30 years).