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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 9 Institutional issues for monitoring local development in Ecuador
Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 19882001 9 Institutional issues for monitoring local development in Ecuador Victor Hugo Torres D. Introduction describes how SISDEL is being used to integrate planning, monitoring and evaluation COMUNIDEC is a national Ecuadorian NGO of social development projects. that develops and promotes participatory What is SISDEL? methodologies that help empower local communities. It has developed a participatory monitoring and evaluation, known as SISDEL SISDEL is a young evolving methodology, (Sistema de Desarrollo Local, or Local with just two years of use. It is being used by Development System). SISDEL is part of a municipal-level rural extension workers, local development programme that focuses on leaders and promoters of rural organisations, building human capacities in small rural NGO staff and government extension staff. It municipalities marked by poverty and an is based on another self-evaluation indigenous population. This programme is methodology used since 1994 by the Inter working directly in 5 municipalities, (and American Fund (IAF), `Marco de Desarrollo indirectly in another 10), each of which has de Base', that analyses the impact of social experienced more than 10 years of systematic development projects. We used the IAF development interventions through NGOs, methodology in 30 projects over a ...