2024 - 2025 Training Course Schedule
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In a world where the availability and access to nutritious food are fundamental human rights, addressing food security and nutrition challenges is a pressing global concern. The "Monitoring and Evaluation for Food Security and Nutrition" course emerges as a beacon of knowledge and action in this landscape. This course is designed to equip participants with the tools, insights, and methodologies needed to navigate the complex terrain of food security and nutrition interventions through effective monitoring and evaluation practices.
Food security, which encompasses availability, access, utilization, and stability of food, is a cornerstone of thriving societies. Nutrition, intricately linked with food security, directly impacts human health and development. However, addressing these multifaceted challenges requires more than well-intentioned initiatives; it requires evidence-based strategies that can transform these intentions into meaningful impact. This course will guide participants in mastering the art of monitoring and evaluation to ensure that initiatives designed to enhance food security and nutrition are not only efficient but also effectively impactful.
Over the course of our journey together, we will delve into the foundational concepts of monitoring and evaluation and then navigate the intricacies of applying these concepts to food security and nutrition contexts. Participants will gain insights into crafting robust monitoring frameworks, employing diverse data collection methods, and using evaluation techniques to measure the outcomes and impact of interventions. Furthermore, we will explore the ethical dimensions of data collection, the importance of inclusivity, and the role of evidence in influencing policies that drive positive change.
Through a blend of theoretical insights, real-world case studies, interactive discussions, and hands-on exercises, participants will emerge with a comprehensive understanding of how monitoring and evaluation can drive effective interventions in the realms of food security and nutrition. We invite professionals, practitioners, policymakers, researchers, and anyone passionate about making a tangible difference in global food security to join us in this transformative learning experience. Together, we will cultivate expertise that can lead to more informed, strategic, and impactful actions to ensure a healthier and more food-secure world for all.
Throughout this course, we will work together to achieve the following objectives:
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This course is suitable for professionals and practitioners working in:
Module 1: Introduction to Food Security and Nutrition
Module 2: Fundamentals of Monitoring and Evaluation
Module 3: The Role of Monitoring and Evaluation in Food Security and Nutrition
Module 4: Designing a Monitoring and Evaluation Framework
Module 5: Data Collection Methods: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches
Module 6: Sampling Techniques for Food Security and Nutrition Assessments
Module 7: Data Management and Analysis
Module 8: Developing Indicators for Food Security and Nutrition Programs
Module 9: Baseline and Endline Surveys
Module 10: Impact Evaluation Methods
Module 11: Gender and Social Inclusion Considerations in Monitoring and Evaluation
Module 12: Participatory Approaches to Monitoring and Evaluation
Module 13: Using Technology for Data Collection and Analysis
Module 14: Communicating Monitoring and Evaluation Results
Module 15: Utilizing Monitoring and Evaluation for Decision-making
Module 16: Adaptive Management and Learning
Module 17: Sustainability and Exit Strategies for Food Security Programs
Module 18: Case Studies in Successful Monitoring and Evaluation of Food Security Interventions
Module 19: Ethical Considerations in Data Collection and Use
Module 20: Building Partnerships and Collaboration for Effective Monitoring and Evaluation
Module 21: Policy Implications and Advocacy Based on Monitoring and Evaluation Findings