The use of monitoring and evaluation in agriculture and rural development projects

The document reviews monitoring and evaluation practises carried out in agricultural and rural development projects, financed by the World Bank. It provides a critical analysis of strengthens and weakness of the M&E processes, lessons learned, and guiding principles.

Excerpt

"This Paper provides a critical review of the use of M&E in agricultural and rural development (ARD) projects. It assesses how M&E systems have been designed and implemented in 74 World Bank-assisted ARD projects over the last 15 years in the South and East Asia regions."

Contents

Context

  • Emerging Trends in the International Development Agenda
  • Agricultural and Rural Development Projects
  • Monitoring and Evaluation

Findings from a review of m&e systems

  • Completed Projects
  • Recent Operations
  • Lessons Learned

Enhancing project M&E

  • Major Thrusts
  • System Design
  • System Implementation
  • System Utilisation
  • Reporting

Summary of findings and proposals

  • M&E Findings from Completed Projects and Recent Operations
  • Proposals for Enhancing Project M&E
  • Guiding Principles

Annexes

  • Managing for Development Results
  • Weaknesses in Project M&E – Excerpts from ICRs/ICRRs Reviewed
  • Glossary of Key Terms in M&E

Source

Muller–Praefcke, D. (2010). The use of monitoring and evaluation in agriculture and rural development projects - Findings from a review of implementation completion reports. FAO Investment Center. K. C. Lai and W. Sorrenson. Rome, FAO and World Bank: 63.

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Operations & MEAL Manager, Oxfam International.
Oxford, United Kingdom.

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