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Poster 8: DVM Registration: A Strategy to Increase Access to Quality Sweetpotato Vines in Africa

Open Data Kit (ODK) technology was employed to register and collect information about the DVMs. Data forms were designed to collect basic personal and farm characteristics. Location data and a picture of the plot were also collected. The data were collected from vine multipliers that receive regular agronomic support from CIP and/or its partners. …
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SASHA Brief 2016: The Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation Community of Practice embraces smartphones to support monitoring activities

Monitoring data must be accurate and processed in a timely manner to be useful to project management. While different disciplines have already provided a significant amount of evidence regarding the effectiveness of using Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) for data collection, most sweetpotato research work in sub-Sahara Africa (SSA) continues …
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Monitoring Learning and Evaluation Community of Practice seeks to improve and harmonise data M&E collection and reporting in sweetpotato projects through mobile data management tools

Armed with nothing but umbrellas and their mobile devices, a group of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) officers from different countries of the Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) region disembark from a bus in Gakenke, Rulindo district in Northern Rwanda. They have a date with farmers, and the April showers will not prevent …

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The Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation Community of Practice holds annual meeting

Members of the Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation Community of Practice (MLE CoP) held their second annual meeting from 27 to 29 April 2016 at Swiss Hotel Villa Portofino in Kigali, Rwanda. The theme of the meeting was Harmonized Strategies for M&E Household and Yield Data Collection.  There were 25 participants …

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Presentation 06: Capturing Dissemination / DVM Registration and Monitoring

The first part of this presentation was how to capture dissemination of vines in different situations using ODK. In the second part of the presentation, participants were taken through the functions within ODK which would enable them to register key information about the vine multiplier.  The presentation, which included practical demonstrations, …
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