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AEA Webinar: Evaluation Jitters Part One: Planning for an Evaluation - Alice Willard

This webinar is part of a four-part series on monitoring and evaluation.One of the challenges with evaluations is that staff often think the work to prepare for an evaluation is completed with the basic scope of work. As a result, evaluators often arrive to conduct an evaluation and find that some basic data organization and prep work have not been done, adding stress, misunderstandings, and cost to the evaluation.

AEA Webinar: Monitoring & Evaluation Planning for Projects/Programs - Scott Chaplowe

This webinar is part of a four-part series on monitoring and evaluation. In this Coffee Break, Scott Chaplowe will provide concise guidance to develop and implement an M&E system for project planning, implementation, and evaluation. The webinar covers the key components of a M&E system that trace a logical train of thought from the project’s theory of change to the specific objectives needed for these changes, methods for measuring change, and protocols for collecting and analyzing data and information. 

Participatory Video for Advocacy CASE STUDY: Maternal Mortality in Burkina Faso

This project in Burkina Faso was developed by the White Ribbon Alliance to boost the ongoing campaign for reducing maternal mortality through voices from the ground. They chose 6 health workers and midwives to take part in a Participatory Video project. During the training we visited health services and families; talking to them, discussing and watching the films to make a film message that would raise awareness and give grassroots solutions for maternal mortality issues in Burkina.

Watch the video at http://www.insightshare.org/watch/video/avec-nous

Participatory Video for Research CASE STUDY - Himalayan Resource Management

The Natural Resource Management in the Mountain Regions of Asia Project aimed to identify the key research requirements for natural resource management to support existing policies for sustainable integrated mountain development in the Karakoram-Hindu Kush-Himalayan region.

InsightShare used Participatory Video techniques to enable local communities, NGO’s and grassroots organisations to communicate their views and ideas themselves, directly to scientists, senior policy-makers and donors.

Participatory Video for Monitoring & Evaluation CASE STUDY: Community-Based Adaptation in Africa

Community Based Adaptation Africa used participatory video and monitoring and evaluation (PV M&E) to enable the community in Dumba village to record the impacts of climate change and the local adaptation knowledge using their own words and voices.

3ie/IFPRI: Orange Sweet Potato: Biofortification, Crop Adoption, and Health Outcomes in Mozambique and Uganda

The following two videos are part of the 3ie/IFPRI Seminar Series on Impact Evaluation.

October 18th, 2012, Alan de Brauw and Dan Gilligan gave a presentation about biofortification, crop adoption, and health outcomes in Mozambique and Uganda.

Presentation Alan de Brauw: Biofortification, crop adoption and health information: Impact pathways in Mozambique and Uganda

3ie/IFPRI: Debt Structure, Entrepreneurship, and Risk: Evidence from Microfinance

The following videos are part of the 3ie/IFPRI Seminar Series on Impact Evaluation.

June 6th, 2012, Erica Field discussed whether and how the repayment structure of a debt contract influences entrepreneurship. The presentation is based on a publication on the issue.

3ie/IFPRI: Business Training and Female Enterprise Start-up and Growth in Sri Lanka

The following videos are part of the 3ie/IFPRI Seminar Series on Impact Evaluation.

May 23rd, 2012, David McKenzie, Lead Economist at The World Bank gave a presentation about a randomized experiment in Sri Lanka to measure the impact of the most commonly used business training course in developing countries.

3ie/IFPRI: Cash Transfers, Behavioral Changes, and Cognitive Development in Early Childhood: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment

The following videos are part of the 3ie/IFPRI Seminar Series on Impact Evaluation.

September 6th, 2012, Renos Vakis of The World Bank discussed the impact of a cash transfer program on early childhood cognitive development.

Tour of treatment effects in Stata®

Take a tour of the treatment-effects features in Stata 13, including the doubly robust estimators, the inverse-probability weights (IPW) estimator, propensity-score matching, and nearest-neighbor matching.