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Entries in other ME guidance (11)

Wednesday
Aug192015

MARKit: Price Monitoring, Analysis and Response Kit

  

The Price Monitoring, Analysis and Response Kit (MARKit) was developed by representatives from the Local Regional Procurement (LRP) Learning Alliance to guide food assistance practitioners through the steps to monitor markets during the implementation of food assistance programs, and to ensure that programs remain responsive to changing market conditions.

This manual is intended to guide users through the toolkit, which consists of several related materials. The materials should be used in conjunction to have a full understanding of implementing MARKit.

Download the manual (PDF, 2.32 MB)

Download the toolkit:

  1. Worksheets (ZIP, 1,029 KB)
  2. Workbook with sample database (Excel, 221 KB)
  3. Sample report (Word, 118 KB)

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Wednesday
Aug142013

Communication Toolbox: Practical Guidance for Program Managers to Improve Communication With Participants and Community Members

Communication Toolbox: Practical Guidance for Program Managers to Improve Communication With Participants and Community Members   

The Communication Toolbox offers practical guidance for program managers who want to communicate more effectively with program participants and community members.

Download the complete publication (PDF, 1.8 MB, 60 pages) or choose individual tools:

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Monday
Apr012013

Materials about the SMILER monitoring and evaluation system in Malawi

Background materials about implementing the SMILER monitoring and evaluation system in Malawi   

Monitoring and evaluation staff from Catholic Relief Services and nine partners used the SMILER system to implement a five-year agriculture and health program in Malawi, the Wellness and Agriculture for Life Advancement (WALA) project.

Learn about the program's M&E system

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Tuesday
Dec062011

Creating Low-Budget Videos to Document Results and Facilitate Programming

In Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza, Catholic Relief Services’ field officers are using digital video cameras, simple video-editing software and YouTube to document their progress and improve communication among staff, partners and donors.

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Monday
Jan172011

Rapid Rural Appraisal and Participatory Rural Appraisal

A manual for CRS field workers and partners

The purpose of this manual is to familiarize users with RRA and PRA methods, to demonstrate the applicability of these methods to CRS funded projects, and to encourage the rigorous application of the methods in order to obtain the best results. Volume one addresses the generic use of RRA and PRA in development projects. The information here is relevant to people working in any sector. Volume two focuses on the use of these methods to address specific sectoral concerns.

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Friday
Jan142011

Guidance for Developing Logical and Results Frameworks

Guidance for conceptualizing, writing, selecting and measuring project performance indicators. Offers practical assistance within the larger context of articulating theories of change, conceptualizing and writing objective and results statements, and creating logical and results frameworks.

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Friday
Jan142011

Impact Measurement and Accountability in Emergencies

The Good Enough Guide. A set of basic guidelines on how to be accountable to local people and measure program impact in emergency situations. The "good enough" approach emphasizes simple and practical solutions and encourages the user to choose tools that are safe, quick, and easy to implement.

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Friday
Jan142011

Mesure de l'impact et redevabilité en situation de secours d'urgence

Le Guide Suffisamment Bon

Une série de guides fondamentaux sur la façon de répondre aux besoins de la population locale et mesurer l'impact des programmes dans les situations d'urgence. L’approche « assez bon » met l'accent sur des solutions simples et pratiques, et encourage l'utilisateur à choisir les outils qui sont sûrs, rapides et faciles à mettre en œuvre. Ce guide de poche présente des méthodes éprouvées pour mettre en œuvre la mesure de l’impact et la responsabilité à travers un cycle de projet. Le guide est destiné aux staffs des organisations humanitaires, les agents de terrain, et les gestionnaires. Il est basé sur le travail du personnel de terrain, des ONG, et des initiatives inter-institutionnelles, compris Sphère, ALNAP, HAP International, et People In Aid.

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Friday
Jan142011

Medición de impacto y rendición de cuentas en las emergencias

Una guía suficientemente buena

Un conjunto de directrices básicas en cómo ser responsable a gente local y medir el impacto de los programas en situaciones de emergencia. El enfoque "bastante bueno” acentúa soluciones simples y prácticas y anima al usuario a eligir herramientas que son seguras, rapidas, y faciles de usar. Esta guía de bolsillo presenta métodos probados para la puesta en práctica de la medición del impacto y la rendición de cuentas en todo el ciclo del proyecto. Está dirigido a personal de las organizaciones humanitarias, a tecnicos de proyectos, y a los gerentes con alguna experiencia en el campo, y se basa en el trabajo del personal de campo, de las ONGS, y de iniciativas entre organizaciones, inclusive Sphere, ALNAP, HAP International, y People in Aid.

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Tuesday
Sep282010

GAIN Peacebuilding Indicators

CRS began the Globally-Accepted Indicators (GAIN) Initiative in June 2008 to strengthen indicator practice across sectors. GAIN has two main objectives: to improve the quality of indicator selection and use and to contribute to a more efficient M&E design process. GAIN is comprised of a series of indicator templates and a library of indicator resources with information to assist project teams in M&E system design, tool development, and in analysis and interpretation of data. This publication includes eighteen Globally-Accepted Indicators (GAIN) that present many of the necessary components and considerations for holistic M&E for Peacebuilding.

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Friday
Mar092007

Reflective Peacebuilding

The tool kit emphasizes learning before, during and after the implementation of peacebuilding programs. It explores the connections between learning and effective peacebuilding practice, and suggest practices for reflection and learning as individuals and communities.

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