Share your research and experience, ask and answer questions, meet your peers.

Blog Archives

Module 6: Dietary Diversity Score

Poor households, women of reproductive age, and young children living in resource-poor settings are at high risk of inadequate micronutrient intakes when diets lack diversity. Diets of the poor are dominated by staple foods, which often supply 60-70% of their calories, but fail to provide adequate quantities of micronutrients essential …

Read More »

Module 3: Yield Estimation Using Crop Cuts

Many programs or projects have as one of their key goals to improve agricultural productivity. To do so, it is critical to be able to monitor yields of the crops(s) of interest. Estimation of crop yields in farmer fields has been a major topic of discussion. While knowing the productivity …

Read More »

DQA Data Collection Tool

The DQA Data Collection Tool presents a Data Verification and System Assessment tool with – 1. Data Verifications; recounting reported results, and, reporting performance 2. System assessment; I – M&E capacities roles and responsibilities, training, indicator definitions, data reporting requirements, data-collection and reporting forms and tools, data management processes and data quality …

Read More »

DVM Mapping and Monitoring Tool

One of the strategies employed to improve access to clean planting OFSP vines is through establishment of multipliers closest to farmers. These multipliers, often referred to as Decentralized Vine Multipliers (DVMs) receive training on sweetpotato agronomy and other important aspects of OFSP production and dissemination. The DVMs are then expected …

Read More »

Sweetpotato Vine Dissemination Form

This tool is for monitoring the dissemination of sweetpotato planting materials from a mass multiplication process. The tool is suitable for monitoring the dissemination of sweetpotato planting material from a voucher system, and includes details of who received the planting material vouchers, telephone contacts and whether the vines were labelled …

Read More »

Module 6: Dietary Diversity Score

Poor households, women of reproductive age, and young children living in resource-poor settings are at high risk of inadequate micronutrient intakes when diets lack diversity. Diets of the poor are dominated by staple foods, which often supply 60-70% of their calories, but fail to provide adequate quantities of micronutrients essential …

Read More »

Module 3: Yield Estimation Using Crop Cuts

Many programs or projects have as one of their key goals to improve agricultural productivity. To do so, it is critical to be able to monitor yields of the crops(s) of interest. Estimation of crop yields in farmer fields has been a major topic of discussion. While knowing the productivity …

Read More »