Technical - Food Security and Nutrition Network

Report
Introduction to M&E
Task Force
M&E Capacity Strengthening
Workshop, Addis Ababa
4 to 8 June 2012
Arif Rashid, TOPS
Technical and
Operational
Performance
Support for FFP Grantees
August 13, 2010 – August 12, 2015
Strategic Objective
Highest quality information, knowledge, and
best practices for improved methodologies in
Title II food aid commodity program
performance identified, established, shared
and adapted
TOPS Support
• TOPS Program Award: $20 million
• Leader with Associate Agreement:
$75 million ceiling
• Small grants program: $3.4 million
Who we are?
Program Strategies
• Focused capacity building
• Community of Practice:
Food Security and Nutrition Network
• Knowledge management web
portal
• Small grants program
USAID/FFP-Funded
Program
Three Program Strategies
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Food Security and Nutrition
Community of Practice
TOPS Program Output
Multiple collaboration mechanisms
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Direct Capacity
Strengthening
• Technical task forces
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Small Grants Program
•Technical knowledge sharing
meetings
•Web portal (under development)
•Newsletter and email group
Program Partners
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Africare
ADRA
IRD
Land O’Lakes
OIC International
Project Concern
International
• Samaritan’s Purse
• Technoserve
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Cornell University
FAO
Inside NGO
Institute of Development
Studies
International Center for
Research on Women
Tulane University
World Food Programme
Worldwatch Institute
Priority Technical Areas
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Nutrition and food technology
Agriculture
Social and behavior change
Monitoring and evaluation
Commodity management
Gender equity
Emergencies
Who to contact?
TOPS Program Staff
USAID
Adam Reinhart
AOR
[email protected]
Judy Canahuati
Activity Manager
[email protected]
Mark Fritzler
Project Director
[email protected]
Arif Rashid
Monitoring and Evaluation
[email protected]
Tom Davis
Social and Behavior Change
[email protected]
Joan Whelan
Knowledge Management
[email protected]
Joan Jennings
Nutrition & Food Technology
[email protected]
Vacant
Agriculture
[email protected]
M&E Task Force
Goal: Improve the effectiveness of Monitoring and
Evaluation of Food Security and Nutrition programs.
Objectives:
•Ensure that the priorities of implementing agencies
are reflected in donor guidance;
•Identify and disseminate successful methods, tools
and practices; and
•Improve monitoring and evaluation skills of
implementing agencies at the Headquarters and at the
field.
M&E Task Force Members
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Chung Lai, IRD
Celeste Lemrow, Africare
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Dan Houston, FFP, South Africa
Ruso Luca, FAO
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Harry “Happ” Carr , CRS
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Marumbo Ngwira, World Vision, South Africa
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Jodi Beckham, Samaritan’s Purse
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Donard Nyirendra, World Vision, Haiti
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Pamela Velez-Vega, FANTA 2
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Faly Rabetaliana, Land O’Lakes, Madagascar
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Maria Bina Palmisano, ACDI/VOCA
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Kelvin Luputa, Land-O-Lakes, Zambia
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Mogollen Nestor, ADRA
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Edson Torrico, FH, Guatemala
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Marie Aughenbaugh, Counterpart Intl
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Issa Konda, Africare, Chad
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Ediner Ogwangi, Land O’Lakes
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Denis Marrota, ACDI/VOCA, Uganda
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Edith Mutalaya, World Vision
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Dramane Mariko, FFP Dakar
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Joyce Luma, WFP (VAM)
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Towfique Aziz, Save the Children, Bangladesh
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Michelle Mwalimu, OICI
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Abdul Wadud, CARE Bangladesh
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Sarah Titus, Save the Children
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Arif Rashid, TOPS/TANGO
Progress so far…
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Developed Core Competencies for M&E
Professionals
Conducted first round of self capacity-assessment
Contributed to the revision of baseline and end-line
required indicators
Reviewed a number of existing M&E Guides
Ongoing Activities
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Developing an M&E Guide for the Field Based
Practitioners
Developing a standard Scope of Work for Mid Term
Evaluation
Developing Job Description of M&E Staff working
for Title II Projects
Identifying a Beneficiary Registration and Tracking
Tool
Do you want to join?
Please contact: [email protected]
Do you want to subscribe?
To subscribe: [email protected]
FSN Network Webportal
http://fsnnetwork.org/
This presentation was made
possible by the generous support
of the American people through
the United States Agency for
International Development
(USAID). The contents are the
responsibility of Save the Children
and do not necessarily reflect the
views of USAID or the United
States Government.

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