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.
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.
M. Segone (Ed.). (2009). Country-led monitoring and evaluation systems: Better evidence, better policies, better development results: Retrieved from https://mics.unicef.org/files?job=W1siZiIsIjIwMTUvMDEvMzAvMDMvMjUvNTUvNTAwL0NvdW50cnlfbGVkX01FX3N5c3RlbXMucGRmIl1d&sha=cdcc92ec34d8448b