On 17th — 19 July, Urur Kaab (Technical Assistance For Capacity Building to Civil Society Organization) held a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Workshop for 21 Monitoring and Evaluations officers and managers from 13 organizations that operate in Banadir. The workshop took place at Mogadishu.
Urur Kaab M&E for CSO’s Workshop provides an overview of the basic principles and methodologies for program monitoring and evaluation with emphasis on practical application for humanitarian Monitoring and Evaluation practitioners.
The course provides conceptual frameworks for mixed methods use (both qualitative and quantitative) in program monitoring and evaluation. Methodological and implementation challenges and applications in program assessment, impact, development, interventions, and overall implementation has been discussed. In addition, the course has provided an introduction to the capabilities of digital tools and research resources for increasing quality and efficiency of data collection, access, analysis, and visualization.
Participants have been grouped into different teams to come up with a mixed methods evaluation project idea. This inlcludes working title, problem, data collection involving quantitative and qualitative data, and the potential significance of the project. During the workshop, participants have chosen ideas and work on them in groups as concepts are introduced, with a final presentation at the end.
Major concepts including Learning and Indicators were under discussion in an interactive manner were the participants have shared their thoughts, practices, current methodologies and real life experiences.