PRA methods and their application to participatory monitoring and evaluation: report on a course held in El Obeid, Sudan

Publication year: 
1994

A two week course was held for government and NGO participants in El Obeid, Sudan, to "explore some of the issues around PM&E and introduce a selection of possible PRA methods". This report briefly describes the actual course and analyses certain problem areas that arose - attitude to villagers, use of symbols and the difficulty of focusing on PM&E within a PRA course. Tools found most useful for evaluation were: impact diagrams, impact matrices and evaluation matrices (visual examples of each are given). Participants were asked to give a personal evaluation of the course using symbols only.

Interest groups: 
Trainers of trainers, planners and researchers will be interested in this article.
Source publication information
Journal Title: 
RRA Notes
Volume: 
19
Pages: 
85-88
Publisher
IIED, 3 Endsleigh Street, London WC1H ODD, UK

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A : RRA notes 231