Monitoring and Evaluation Planning Series
A special series of short papers dealing with the central area of planning for monitoring and evaluation. This is in recognition that planning and M&E are closely linked, and that effective planning is often a pre-condition for effective M&E.
M&E Paper 5: The Challenges of Monitoring and Evaluating Programmes
This paper first attempts to present some clarity in understanding the different uses of the term ‘programme’, and then uses the different types of programme to demonstrate the issues that are thrown up for monitoring and evaluation (M&E).
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