• Monitoring the composition and evolution of the research networks of the CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas (RTB)

    This Brief provides an example of how Social Network Analysis (SNA) can be used, in the context of agricultural research. The authors describe what SNA is, and how it was applied, step by step.
  • Developing a performance story report

    This guide outlines a step-by-step participatory process for developing a performance story report in the context of ‘performance story evaluation’ and natural resource management, but can be used for monitoring and in other contexts.
  • Revolutionary Google-backed system unlocks power of big data to save forests

    This blog post from Rhett A Butler for outlines the use of a new tool, Global Forest Watch, which uses big data to monitor global forests on a monthly basis.  Utilising Google’s computing cloud the tool is able to analyse NASA
  • 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.
  • Better Monitoring: Help us address the neglected ‘M’ in M&E

    Effective monitoring is essential for managing performance, however, despite this, monitoring is often undervalued and understood quite narrowly.
  • What do we need for better monitoring?

    This blog by Jo Hall and Patricia Rogers provides an update on the Global Partnership for Better Monitoring project.
  • BetterMonitoring draft framework - September 2021

    BetterEvaluation is working with UNICEF to try and improve our collective understanding and practice of the monitoring function. The BetterMonitoring initiative focuses on trying to elevate the monitoring function to make it more visible and to provide…
  • Ushahidi

    Ushahidi is an open-source mapping and crowdsourcing tool that can be used by organizations to collect, manage and analyse crowdsourced info.