N2Africa M&E Training Workshop
25-26 November 2014
ILRI Campus, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


Objectives:
The overall objective of the workshop is to have a common understanding of the performance monitoring plan by partners especially areas of impact measurements. Specific objectives will include:
  1. To understand the N2Africa Theory of change at the country level (linking major challenge areas to overall objective of N2Africa)
  2. To gain a common understanding of milestones/indicators and their data requirements to be able to monitor the progress made.
  3. To review and apprise partners with data collection processes including roles and responsibilities for data collection and reporting: using flow charts in the M&E plan
  4. To discuss and adopt data collection tools for country level data collection and reporting.

Expected Outputs:
  • Country teams understand the linkages between the various activity areas and the overall objective of the project.
  • M&E framework agreed upon and operationalized; i.e. common understanding of milestones, indicators and their data requirements
  • Achieve clarity in data collection processes, responsibilities, analysis and reporting procedures
  • A final data collection tool for data collection and reporting adopted at country level.

Program:

Time
Activity
Presenter/Facilitator

Day 1: 25 November 2014
8:30-9:00
Registration
Staff

9:00-9:05
Opening of the workshop
Alan

9:05-9:30
Program introduction, -Participants introductions and expectations,
Tamiru

9:30-10:00
Project Overview: -Training objective and expected outputs
Endalkachew

10:00-10:30
Theory of Change: General perspective
Theresa

10:30-10:45
Break
10:45-11:30
Theory of Change: N2Africa perspective
Theresa

11:30-12:30
Presentation/discussions of milestones: Milestones with respective indicators, definitions and data requirements
Theresa

12:30-13:30
Lunch Break
13:30-15:00
Presentation/discussions of milestones: Milestones with respective indicators, definitions and data requirements
Theresa

15:00-15:30
Presentation of tools (types/purpose)
Endalkachew

15:30-16:00
Group Discussion of tools
Group work/Group facilitators

16:00-16:15
Break Roll-out coffee as part of group work
16:15-17:00
Group Discussion of tools
Group work/Group facilitators

17:00
End of day 1
Day 2: 26 November 2014
8:30-9:00
Recap of day 1 including unfinished business
Birhan

9:00-10:15
Presentation and discussion of inputs into tools: Specific inputs to be discussed, accepted
Group leaders

10:15-10:30
Break
10:30-12:30
M&E Processes for data collection, analysis and reporting: Presentation/discussion of flow chart;
Theresa

12:30-13:30
Lunch Break
13:30-14:30
Discussion on Partner reporting template
Endalkachew

14:30-15:00
Closure
Endalkachew/Theresa


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