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    TECHNICAL GUIDELINES

 

Using Focus Group Discussions to Complement Survey Findings

A focus group discussion (FGD) is a facilitated discussion among 8 to 12 carefully selected participants, who discuss a topic among themselves, with guidance from a facilitator. It is used to obtain in-depth qualitative information on the perceptions and ideas from a group of people who have something in common (women smallholders, cacao farmers, at-risk youth, etc.).

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How Do We Gather Baseline Data for Impact Evaluation

IFAD is placing increasing emphasis on impact evaluation of the projects that it supports. Good-quality impact evaluation not only provides a justification for the inve stment in the project...

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Key Informant Interviews

The term "key informant" refers to a person who can provide detailed information and opinions on a particular subject based on his/her knowledge of this particular issue.

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Sampling Methods for Sample-Based Surveys

There are two possible ways to monitor and evaluate the outcomes and impact that project interventions have on project beneficiaries...

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Using Monitoring and Evaluation to Generate Knowledge

Through monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities, a large amount of quantitative and qualitative information is collected and analysed. Over time, useful knowledge on what works and what does not is generated.  

> Using M&Evaluation to Generate Knowledge click here...

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