Empowerment: a journey not a destination
This document comprises three sections: an overview of the literature, discussion and reflection on the wider issues relating to participatory monitoring and evaluation (PM&E) in Latin America, and an annotated bibliography. The overview provides a broad scan of the literature, which is divided into references that look at case study examples and conceptual issues, tools and methodologies, reviews of experiences in PM&E, and documents that look at PM&E in a broader sense. It then outlines the gaps in the literature. The second section discusses the more important issues as they relate to Latin America, the trends in PM&E work currently observed and some reflections on the methodologies employed. The bibliography sources and abstracts literature relating to PM&E in Latin America.