The most significant change: Using participatory video for monitoring and evaluation - insight guide

This article describes experiments done by Insight using participatory video(PV) for monitoring and evaluation, in particular the combination of Most Significant Change (MSC) ideas with PV.

Insight is a UK/France-based organisation pioneering the use of participatory video (PV) as a tool for empowering individuals and communities.


  • What is a participatory video?
  • Using PV for M&E
  • The feedback loop
  • Improving participatory video as a tool for M&E
  • Requirements for PV
  • Combining PV and Most Significant Change (MSC): An example
  • Lessons learnt


Lunch C (2007) The Most Significant Change: Using Participatory Video for Monitoring and Evaluation, Journal for Participatory learning and Action, Vol 56 pp28 - 32 , International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED),  Retrieved from