Concepts of elements in the first column of Logframe
Describes what goes/offered by the project to its participants
The financial, human and material resources necessary to produce the intended outputs of a project
Examples: Money, human resources, materials, time, kinds, training, counseling, technical assistance etc.
Which delivers inputs to its beneficiaries/stakeholders
Actions taken or work performed in a project to produce specific outputs by using inputs.
Examples: Baseline survey, curriculum development for crop farmer, farmer field schools and demo plot established etc.
The immediate result of activities/interventions* is output. Completed activities are not outputs. Outputs are actually the short-term effects of completed activities.
Example: Training usually called and activity. The output identified the new skill or ability that has resulted from the training, etc.
*Note: A temporary activity conducted by a development or government agency design to permanently overcome a particular constrains
Outcomes are medium-term results. The results achieved at the level of “purpose” in the objective hierarchy is called outcome. A few organization segregated outcome in to two levels; effect and impact. Most of the other development organization indicate outcome as effect.
Effect refers to the change in condition or behavior of individuals or organization and creation of /or improvement to system as a result of achieving an immediate goal/purpose.
Examples: Children eat healthy food provided by their parents, increase crop production, etc.
The actual change in condition as a consequence of project intervention
Sustainable improvements in human condition or wellbeing
Long term result in a system, and/or among the target population, as consequence of program activities and outcomes
# of death of dehydration has reduced
Women and men have equal treatment under the law
Improved quality of justice
Improved food and economic security of household in the target areas