Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation
Action Learning Action Research Association (ALARA) ActionAid. (2016).
Networked toolbox. Participatory reflection-action processes and tools.
Davies, R. & Dart, J. (2005).
The 'Most Significant Change' (MSC) Technique: A guide to its use. United Kingdom: CARE International. This publication is aimed at those who wish to use MSC to help monitor and evaluate their social change programs and projects.
Earl, S., Carden, F. & Smutylo, T. (2001).
Outcome mapping: Building learning and reflection into development programs. Ottawa: IDRC. Free download available from IDRC.
Gertler, P., et al. (2010).
Impact evaluation in practice. Washington, DC: World Bank.
J.W. McConnell Foundation uses its funds to leverage individual and community assets, resources and skills to effect change.
James, R. (2001).
Practical Guidelines for the Monitoring and Evaluation of Capacity-Building: Experiences From Africa. (Occasional paper series, no. 36). Oxford, UK: INTRAC. Library has hard copy. (414K pdf)
Kusters, C., van Vugt, S., Wigboldus, S., Williams, B. & Woodhill, J. (2011).
Making evaluations matter: A practical guide for evaluators. Wageningen, The Netherlands: Centre for Development Innovation. (3.23 Mb pdf)
Lederach, J.P., Neufeldt, R. & Culbertson, H. (2007).
Reflective peacebuilding: A planning, monitoring, and learning tool kit. Notre Dame, IN: The Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.
MandE News, a news service focusing on developments in monitoring and evaluation methods relevant to development.
Monitoring and Evaluation News, a news service focusing on developments in monitoring and evaluation methods related to development programmes with social development objectives.
Participatory Impact Monitoring by GTZ.
Print copy of this series is available in the library (300.72 G317p)
Germann, D. & Gohl, E. (1996).
PIM booklet 1: Group-based impact monitoring. Eschborn: GATE. (426K pdf)
Germann, D. & Gohl, E. (1996).
PIM booklet 2: NGO-based impact monitoring. Eschborn: GATE. (391K pdf)
Schwarz, B., Gohl, E. & Germann, D. (1996).
PIM booklet 3: Application examples. Eschborn: GATE. (350K pdf)
Gohl, E. & Germann, D. (1996).
PIM booklet 4: The concept of participatory impact monitoring. Eschborn: GATE. (451K pdf)
Participatory Learning and Action (formerly PLA Notes), back issues no. 1 - current available online. Library has hard copies for issues 1-current.
Participatory methodology, an Eldis Participation resource guide.
Participatory Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation: Managing for Impact, developed by the Centre for Development Innovation, Wageningen University and Research Centre.
The Programme Manager's Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Toolkit, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). This tool provides guidance and options for staff to improve planning, monitoring and evaluation activities.
Segone, M. (Ed.). (2012).
Evaluation for equitable development results. New York: UNICEF. (5.53 Mb pdf)
Shah, M. K., et al. (Eds.). (2006).
Participatory monitoring and evaluation of community- and faith-based programs: A step-by-step guide for people who want to make HIV and AIDS services and activities more effective in their community. [n.l.]: USAID. (734K pdf)
Resources on Participatory Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation of Lobby, Advocacy and Policy Change
Society for Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA), a centre for learning and promotion of participation and democratic governance.
Williams, B. & Sankar, M. (Eds.). (2008).
Evaluation South Asia. Kathmandu: UNICEF. (5.18 Mb pdf)
Tracking local development in West Africa. [video]. In this video Professor Ton Dietz (University of Amsterdam) introduces a project methodology that aims to improve the evaluation of development interventions in Africa. The video contains an interview supported with images from the field (Northern Ghana and Southern Burkina Faso). (10:26 min.)