M&E planning shouldn't be an afterthought

Donor policy and priorities are dictating changes to the practice of monitoring and evaluation so what are the latest trends and what strategies can development implementers employ to plan and budget for an effective M&E program?

In this Devex Hangout, Peter Mayers, an evaluation and research consultant at Coffey International, explains that a focus on learning as opposed to required reporting, technology, and capacity building have changed the discipline dramatically in the past five to 10 years.

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    Aimee Rae Ocampo

    In her role as editor for business insight, Aimee creates and manages multimedia content and cutting-edge analysis for executives in international development. As the manager of Development Insider, Devex's flagship publication for executive members, she is constantly on the lookout for the latest news, trends and policies that influence the business of development.