Information for G01353
PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 7 Monitoring and evaluation
Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 19882001 7 Monitoring and evaluation David Potten and Mick Howes · a need to drastically reduce the data PBME and Rapid Rural Appraisal collection programme after two or three years, when it is realised that the original Introduction programme was over-ambitious; · detachment of the M&E unit from the day A new discipline has emerged in recent years - to day activit ies and preoccupations of Monitoring and Evaluation, usually known as project management and other line staff; M&E. · a tendency for routinisation and for the M&E unit to become the project report M&E usually involves analysis of three writing unit; aspects of development projects: · concentration of PBME activities during · Physical programmes; the donor funded period of project · Financial progress; and, activities; · Project impact or benefit monitoring. · low priority given to PMBE by the host The last of these has its own acronym, PBME government once donor funded activities (Project Benefit Monitoring and Evaluation). have ceased. PBME aims to identify the extent to which intended project beneficiaries are in fact The potential contributions from RRA receiving the benefits planned. It also looks more broadly at the impact (positive or ...