Programs and projects use money to implement their interventions. These interventions range from research (system appraisals), development (provision of services and facilities) to policy reform.
Projects are required to establish the status quo of a context before they implement their interventions. Such initial studies are referred to as baseline studies.
Many interventions are directed towards economic investment by actors in various value chains. Value chain (VC) analysis is a detailed exploration of the nature of products flow from raw materials,
Monitoring and Evaluation
Evaluation is an assessment of a project’s achievements against set or expected targets. Project evaluation is a process that provided guidance on how best projects can carry out such assessments.
For effective M&E application, it is best if organizations or projects developed or implemented their own customized internal processes. One-time trainings are effective but not satisfactorily completely successful.