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Engendered Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato Project Planning, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation volume 4

Volume 4 of this learning kit is composed of three sessions which guide the users on (1) project implementation requirements; (2) concepts of monitoring and evaluation and developing a theory of change; and (3) developing an M&E plan/matrix and implementing an M&E system. Volume 4 presents a comprehensive plan to …
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Engendered Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato Project Planning, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation volume 3

Volume 3 of this learning kit is composed of three sessions which guide the user on writing proposals and proposal budgets, preparing the Executive Summary, and submitting and following up on proposals. Volume 3 presents a comprehensive plan to implement the following three sessions: Session 8. Writing full proposals This …
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Engendered Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato Project Planning, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation Volume 1

Volume 1 of this learning kit comprises three parts. Part 1. The Design of the Learning Kit This part guides the user of this learning kit on the design of the learning material, which includes a comprehensive explanation about aspects of the event that the leading facilitator must consider during …
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Learning the Smart Way: Lessons Learned by the Reaching Agents of Change Project

This is a book titled “Learning the Smart Way: Lessons Learned by the Reaching  Agents of Change Project.” The Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) project was a new and exciting idea when  the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation funded it in 2011. It asked the question: could  a much greater concentration on advocacy for policy change and institutional  capacity building drive orange‐fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) uptake in Sub‐Saharan  Africa? In the course of a three‐and‐half years’ (June 2011–December 2014), ‘high  risk’ pilot project, RAC proved that, yes, it could. And more than that, it should.     This booklet shares the learning process that RAC used and highlights some of the  most useful and replicable lessons learned. RAC confirmed that for projects to  succeed at scaling out and scaling up technologies such as OFSP, they should not  concentrate on technology alone. Indeed, researchers can develop all the varieties  they want, but without policy and institutional innovations to catalyse and  facilitate adoption processes, they will not attain their objectives. By actively  seeking the endorsement and support of policy‐makers and local institutions, RAC  was able to till the ground in which technology scaling up at the national and  regional levels became possible, and more importantly, sustainable. 
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Guidelines for Integrating Nutrition into Agriculture Enterprise Mixes in Uganda

Guidelines for Integrating Nutrition into Agriculture Enterprise Mixes in Uganda

The guidelines for Integration into Agriculture Enterprises Mixes in Uganda is a document by the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries. These guidelines aim to direct agriculture extension and community development workers and their agents to support an enterprise mix development process that also considers nutrition.   The book is …
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Moving Forward On Choosing a Standard Operational Indicator of Women's Dietary Diversity

Monotonous diets fail to meet human micronutrients’ needs. Consequently, dietary diversity is crucial for vulnerable groups, in particular for women of reproductive age (WRA). Could the dietary diversity be measured and used as a simple population-level proxy indicator collected via large-scale surveys to reflect the micronutrient adequacy of WRA’s diets? …
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Impact Evaluation in Practice

This book offers an accessible introduction to the topic of impact evaluation and its practice in development. While the book is geared principally towards development practitioners and policymakers designing prospective impact evaluations, we trust that it will be a valuable resource for students and others interested in using impact evaluation. …
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