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M&E in a Complex Operating Environment: Learning From CRS in Malawi

M&E in a Complex Operating Environment: Learning From CRS in Malawi   

This paper is based on a learning exercise concerning the monitoring and evaluation system for a five-year, $80-million program in Malawi. The paper explains how the SMILER M&E system has succeeded and what lessons CRS learned from the experience.

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Contents

I. Executive Summary
 
1
II. Introduction and Background 3
A. Wellness and Agriculture for Live Advancement—WALA 3
B. SMILER M&E System Defined 4
C. WALA M&E SMILER Learning Exercise
 
4
III. The WALA SMILER M&E Story 5
A. Lessons Learned from I-LIFE 5
B. WALA SMILER Coaching Session 6
C. Finalizing the M&E System 7
D. WALA SMILER M&E System
 
9
IV. Successes, Challenges and Lessons
 
19
V. SMILER—New Developments
 
22
Appendixes

 

Related resources

Why to Use SMILER for Monitoring and Evaluation (four pages, for relief and development practitioners)

How SMILER Makes M&E More Effective (two pages, for nonspecialists)

 

Publication details

Authors: Susan Hahn
Publisher: Catholic Relief Services (December 2012)
Learning paper: 24 pages
Language: English
Dimensions: 8.5 x 11 inches

Posted on June 4, 2013


Reader Comments (1)

I really Appreciate your resources. I will use them t improve communication in the projects/programmes wherever I will be.

keep it up and be blessed in great abundance for your generousity in sharing.

Even downloading

December 19, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterEvalyne Cornelia

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