Design, Monitoring and Evaluation for Peacebuilding

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Participatory Rural Appraisal

Author / Copyright Holder: The International Fund for Agricultural Development
The general aims and specific objectives of participatory mapping initiatives vary significantly. This variation is directly related to the end-use to which these maps will be put, which in turn is influenced by the audience that will view and make decisions about the content of these maps....
Author / Copyright Holder: The International Fund for Agricultural Development
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is an international financial institution and a specialized United Nations agency dedicated to eradicating poverty and hunger in the rural areas of developing countries. Working with poor rural people, governments, donors, NGOs and many other partners, IFAD focuses on country-specific solutions to empower poor rural women and men to achieve higher incomes and improved food security....
Author / Copyright Holder: Claire Mcloughlin and Oliver Walton
This guide introduces some of the core debates and considerations for development practitioners involved in designing and managing M&E activities. It introduces key tools and approaches, provides case studies of applying different methodological approaches, and presents lessons learned from international experience of M&E in a range of developing country contexts....
Author / Copyright Holder: Manuela Leonhardt
This article critically examines the ongoing debate between PCIA scholars and practitioners by highlighting five key issues which have arisen during the debate: needs of aid agencies, flawed generic peacebuilding frameworks, causality and attribution, PCIA methodology is not empowering in itself, and the need to place PCIA in a wider context of instruments used for peacebuilding.  ...