Deadline: 21 October 2014
Governmental and non-governmental organizations are invite to apply for Course on Monitoring, evaluation and impact assessment of food and nutrition security programmes. This programe is organized by Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation. Training programme will be conducted in The Netherlands, 01 – 19 June 2015.
Theme: Provide support in assessing and enhancing impact
The course emphasizes the need for careful selection of indicators in designing information support systems at various administrative levels and the scientific rigour required for analysis and interpretation of data collected for robust policy making. Course participants work in groups on designing an information system based on case studies.
The participants will gain new insights about:
- The role of food and nutrition security for attaining the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
- The principles of participatory and learning orientated planning, monitoring and evaluation in food and nutrition security
- Creating a learning culture in teams and organization
- Linking with policy makers, and advocacy for food and nutrition security promoting policies
- What entails an M&E system for food and nutrition security and in particular what is needed to do an impact assessment
- Impact assessment in programme design and learning for impact
- Participatory approaches in assessing impact
- Use of different data for M&E
- Interpretation and communication of results of M&E
Applicants should have a BSc or equivalent in the field of food and nutrition, food science, home economics, agriculture, medicine or a related field of study, as well as at least three years of professional experience related to the theme of the course. This course is open to MSc students in a related field of study. Proficiency in English is required, as well as basic computer skills.
For more information, visit Wageningen UR.