Research Papers/Topics in Monitoring and Evaluation

“Effects Of Fire On Grassland Ecosystem” A Case Of Mashuru Rangelands In Maasai Land, Mashuru Division, Kajiado District, Kenya.

ABSTRACTA study on effects of burning in rangeland on the environment was carried out in Mashuru Division, Kajiado District. Chapter one defines what is rangeland ecosystem, importance of rangeland ecosystem, need for protecting rangelands, laws and policies on range management and conservation in Kenya. Research questions and objectives were also realized. Objectives of study included; main activities carried out in Mashuru division, reasons for burning grass in Mash...

Assessment Of Hiv/Aids Workplace Policy Adoption In Factories In Machakos County, Kenya

ABSTRACT HIV/AIDs pandemic poses a significant obstacle to the attainment of decent work and sustainable development. Its effects are concentrated among the most productive age groups imposing huge costs on enterprises through falling productivity, increased labour costs and the loss of skills and experience. Despite ILO recognizing adoption of HIV/AIDs workplace policy as the initial practical step towards addressing HIV/AIDs pandemic and its effect at the work place, many companies are yet ...

Assessing The Quality Of Expanded Programme On Immunization (Epi) Data: A Case Study In The Suhum Muncipality Of The Eastern Region

ABSTRACT Background: In health care, good data are the prerequisite for patient safety and successful outcomes. The objective of the study was to assess the quality of Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) data in the Suhum Municipality. This study aimed at improving data accuracy, data availability, data completeness and data timeliness of routine data capture as well as vaccine wastage rate on EPI. Also, the study assessed the quality of the monitoring system of the EPI programme. Meth...

Evaluation Of The Attainment Of The Sustainable Development Goal On The Elimination Of All Forms Of Violence Against Women And Girls In Nigeria: A Case Of Oyo State, Nigeria

Violence against women (VAW) remains a worldwide public health and psycho-social challenge associated with a wide range of negative consequences. Besides physical consequences, the health and psychological/emotional effects are overreaching. These motivated the sustainable development goals on health for all with targets on the eradication of all forms of VAW. The objectives of this study are to determine the level of VAW in the study area and to assess associated factors, barriers to en...

Project Evaluation And Organizational Learning In The Road Construction Industry Of Uganda: A Case Study Of Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

ABSTRACT The study sought to establish the extent to which formative and summative project evaluation influences organizational learning in Uganda National Roads Authority. The study also examined the moderating role of organizational culture on the above relationship. This was a case study design that adopted both quantitative and qualitative approaches. Data was collected from a sample consisting of 116 UNRA staff at the level of Directors, Managers, M&E Officers, Project Engineers, Mainte...

Participatory Evaluation And Utilization Of Evaluation Results In Share An Opportunity-Sao Uganda

ABSTRACT This study investigated Participatory Evaluation (PE) and Utilization of Evaluation in SAO Uganda. Specifically, the study: assessed the relationship between PE planning and utilization of evaluation; examined the relationship between PE implementation and utilization of evaluation; and, found out the effect of resources on the relationship between PE and utilization of evaluation in SAO-Uganda. This quantitative and qualitative case study design selected of 116 respondents from 129...

Measuring The Impact Of Literacy Projects On Rural Poor In Northern Uganda: The Case Of Rural Education Empowerment Project In Nebbi District

ABSTRACT This qualitative study examined the impact of literacy projects on the rural poor in Northern Uganda with specific reference to the Rural Education Empowerment Project (REEP), which the Uganda Programme of Literacy for Transformation (UPLIFT) implemented in partnership with Norwegian Baha’i Office of Social and Economic Development (NorSED) from 2007 to 2009. The study considered literacy as the independent variable and the impact of the project on the rural poor as its dependent ...

Institutional Factors And Evaluation Quality In Non-Governmental Organisations In Uganda: A Case Study Of Fhi360 Uganda

Abstract The study examined how institutional factors affect the quality of project evaluations in non- governmental organizations. It was guided by three research objectives, that is, the influence of management strength, staff competence and resource management on the quality of project evaluation at FHI360. The study used a cross-sectional survey design with a qualitative-focused but mixed method inquiry. The study population involved project team leaders, M&E staff and project implementa...

Factors Influencing The Performance Of Monitoring And Evaluation Systems In Non-Government Organizations In Lira District, Northern Uganda

ABSTRACT Monitoring and evaluation systems allow for project activities to be measured and analyzed. Unfortunately, there is often a gap in the design of M&E systems; generation of information during the process of M&E and use of this information in future designs. The purpose of this study was to establish the factors influencing performance of M&E systems of NGOs in Lira District. The study was guided by the following research objectives: To determine how M&E structure influenced the perfor...

Factors Affecting Utilization Of Monitoring And Evaluation Findings In Implementation Of Malaria Control Programmes In Mukono District, Uganda

ABSTRACT This study set out to ascertain the factors affecting utilization of Monitoring and Evaluation findings in implementation of Malaria Control Programmes. Its objectives included identifying the implementation factors, decision factors and community factors that affected utilization of Monitoring and Evaluation findings in implementation of Malaria Control Programmes. The study used a survey design in which questionnaires were administered to 120 employees from Monitoring and Evaluatio...

Factors Affecting Data Quality In Private Clinics In Uganda: The Case Of Selected Uganda Health Marketing Group-Supported Clinics In Kampala

ABSTRACT This study sought to establish the factors that affect data quality in UHMG-supported private clinics in Kampala District. The objectives of the study were: to examine the effect of internal factors on data quality in UHMG-supported private clinics; to find out how external factors affect data quality in UHMG-supported clinics and to find out how data quality can be improved in UHMG-supported private clinics. Specific emphasis was put on the effect of internal factors as well as exte...

Factors Affecting Application Of Results Based Monitoring And Evaluation System By Nurture

ABSTRACT Donor countries are concerned about development practices in the developing countries where much of the financial and technical investment has been done with little change. One of the causes the donors identified was under-reporting of project impact on people’s lives. The donors resolved during the Paris Declaration of 2005 that development organizations should use resultsbased management approach to implement projects. The purpose of the study was to examine factors affecting the...

Evaluation Capacity Development Processes And Organisational Learning In Ugandan Municipal Local Governments

ABSTRACT The study to establish the relationship between Evaluation Capacity Development (ECD) processes and Organisational Learning (OL) in Ugandan Municipal Local Governments (LGs) was influenced by the Organisational Learning theory (Argyris & Schön, 1978) and used a cross sectional survey design that adopted mixed methods on 62 (sixty two) respondents from four Municipal LGs, two central government ministries and one agency. The researcher employed a questionnaire survey, key informant i...

Effective Role Of Public Sector Monitoring And Evaluation In Promoting Good Governance In Uganda: Implications From The Ministry Of Local Government

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to examine the effectiveness of the role of public sector monitoring and evaluation in promoting good governance in Uganda, with a focus on the Ministry of Local Government. Specifically, the study sought to: examine the effective role of M&E Accountability, M&E Management Decision, M&E Organisational Learning in promoting good governance, draw lessons from practice and provide recommendations to better inform the implementation strategy of M&E in the Mi...

Determinants Of Effective Utilization Of Routine Health Information Within Private Health Facilities In Kampala -Uganda

ABSTRACT This study examined the extent to which the identified determinants influence the effective utilization of routine health information in the private health facilities in Kampala. The study was based on the following research objectives: to describe how technical determinants influence utilization of routine health information in private health facilities in Kampala; to determine how organizational determinants influence utilization of routine health information in private health faci...


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