Third Party M&E

Carrying out qualitative research under lockdown – Practical and ethical considerations

How can qualitative researchers collect data during social-distancing measures? Adam Jowett outlines several techniques researchers can use to collect data without face-to-face contact with participants. Bringing together a number of previous studies, he also suggests such techniques have their own methodological advantages and disadvantages and that while these techniques may appear particularly apt during the coronavirus crisis, researchers should take time to reflect on ethical issues before re-designing their studies.Read More »Carrying out qualitative research under lockdown – Practical and ethical considerations

M&E Systems for Advocacy Work (By INTRAC)

Monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems for advocacy interventions usually include a number of common elements. The nature of advocacy work means M&E systems need to be designed and implemented differently than in conventional projects. M&E systems for advocacy work should be simple and time efficient, and should be designed to support ongoing advocacy processes.

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Developing a complex M&E system: Paper by INTRAC

Every complex monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system is different, and so needs to be designed individually. Some generic steps are common to the design of most systems. Complex M&E systems need to change and evolve over time. Therefore, even once implementation has started there still needs to be a degree of ongoing design and adaptation, as well as routine support and administration.

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