Monitoring Recording Analysis Reporting Corrective action at the operational level Information Recording Recommendations Analysis Information from other sources Information from Monitoring Affirmation or modification in objectives, resources, and process Relationship of Monitoring and Evaluation Evaluation
Objective Monitoring Evaluation To track changes from baseline conditions to desired outcomes. To validate what results were achieved, and how and why they were or were not achieved. Methodology Tracks and assesses performance through analysis and comparison of indicators over time. Evaluates achievement or outcomes by comparing indicators before and after the intervention. Involves Value Judgment Relies on monitoring data and information from external sources.
Characteristics Continuous and systematic by Programme/ Project Managers and key partners. Time-bound, periodic, in-depth. Internal or External evaluators and partners. Uses Alerts managers about problems in performance, provides options for corrective actions and helps demonstrate accountability. Provides managers / Donors / stakeholders with strategy and policy options, provides basis for learning and demonstrates accountability.