This webpage contains reflections, advice and opinion on M&E, capacity building and related topics. The opinions expressed are my own and the content is not intended to reflect the views of any of my past, present or future employers.
Much of my work as monitoring and evaluation (M&E) professional has not simply been practicing M&E, but developing the capacity of others to practice, manage, support and/or use M&E. I am not alone as other evaluation colleagues have echoed similarRead More
Effective M&E capacity development requires a realistic understanding of the context in which M&E capacities are to be developed and used. This includes the organizational structure and culture in which capacity development occurs, as well as the broader operational contextRead More
The increasing demand for M&E has fostered a surplus of resources on the practice of M&E, but much less on training others in M&E. Furthermore, much of the existing literature on the topic is rather academic, with little discussion ofRead More
With the increased attention to performance accountability, output indicators, like the number of people reached by services, have understandably taken a backseat of impact indicators used to determine what difference has been made. However, one should not underestimate the importanceRead More