Key elements in the DCED Standardwww.Enterprise-Development.org1. Articulating the results chain2. Defining the indicators of change3. Good measurement practices4. Handling attribution5. Wider change in the system or market6. Relating to programme costs7. Reporting results8. Managing the system
Programme facilitatestraining to small scalefarmersSmall scale farmersincrease knowledge ofpost-harvest practicesProgramme facilitatesinputs to target groupson creditSmall scale farmers useimproved inputsFarmers improvepost-harvest practicesIncreased yieldof paddy riceYoung people better ableto provide for themselvesand their familiesIncreased social status ofyoung peopleBetter inter-generationalrelationsLess conflictCommunity do notunderstand how beneficiarieswere selectedJealousy, frustration andtensions in communityIncreased conflictFarmers see benefits ofimproved practices andinputsFarmers purchase inputsfrom commercialsuppliers in futureAn example of a results chain in a CAEwww.Enterprise-Development.org
Who is using the DCED Standard?www.Enterprise-Development.org
www.Enterprise-Development.orgQualitative information is essential for…• Project management• Systemic change• Assessing participant satisfaction• Assessing unexpected results of project(positive and negative)• Estimating impact of project on conflict• Attribution
www.Enterprise-Development.orgNever have numbers without a storyImage from freeimageslive.co.uk
www.Enterprise-Development.orgExample from SEED programme in Somalia• Early warning signs of conflict– Boycott of programme meetings by invited parties– Unofficial meetings with a negative agendaconvened locally to discuss the Programme– Reluctance by state officials/interestgroups/beneficiaries to participate in Programmeinterventions– Expression of grievances/discontent aroundresource distribution
The DCED provides some support• The Standard (EFS), Walk-through,FAQs etc.• Guidance for use of the Standard inCAEs• Implementation Guidelines, casestudies, Reader (English/French) ...• Consultant market-placewww.Enterprise-Development.org
For more information, please visit the DCEDwebsite > DCED Guidance > DCEDStandard for Results Measurementwww.Enterprise-Development.org/page/measuring-and-reporting-results
A particular slide catching your eye?
Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.