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Workshop: Measuring the Impact of Food Security Related Programming

6 Dec 2010
, Rome
, Italy

Summary

In recent years there has been increased interest in evaluating the impact of development projects. However there has been a gap regarding food security related projects. FAO, with support from the EC-FAO programme, has thus organized a workshop on methods for evaluating the impact of food security related programmes.

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Outputs:

  • Produce impact evaluation guidelines for food security programmes
  • Write a workshop report that outlines the major gaps, methodological constraints and the best way of addressing issues
  • Inform the creation of a Food Security Impact Evaluation Programme in FAO by identifying:  appropriate methods and practices; how to efficiently target effort and resources; and external partners.

Location

FAO Headquarters, Nigeria room

Target Audience

Topic

Impact evaluation

Objectives

  • Discuss quantitative methods for evaluating the impact of food security programmes. This includes learning from empirical methods used in programmes in Latin America and Africa.
  • Identify the methodological challenges and gaps in assessing impact on food security
  • Promote scientific debate on the topic by discussing state-of-the-art approaches to impact evaluation in areas related to food security

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Documents

 Random_Trials_Food_Security_Behaghel.pdf
 Cash_Transfers_Development_Children_Macours.ppt
 fs_impact_assessment_gaarder .pdf
 Evaluating_Malawi_Farm_Input_Subsidy_Dorward.pdf
 CAADP_hendricks_framework.pdf
 Mutual_accountability_kisira.pdf
 anthropometric_indicators_Simondon.pdf
 fs_impact_assessment_Winters_Agprojects.pdf
 Summary_CAADP_Mutual_Accountability_Framework.pdf
 Food security and nutrition indicators for impact assessment.pdf

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The “Improved Global Governance for Hunger Reduction” programme is funded by the European Union with additional resources provided by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The programme is managed by FAO and collaborates with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP)”