MAINSTREAMING CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION IN AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION
Locatio duration Level of
M&E plan must have strong ownership and
support from leaders and target
M&E plan requires expert support
M&E plan needs broad stakeholder
consultation in defining and setting target
indicators relevant to CC adaptation.
M&E training is essential for success
M&E systems have to be user-friendly
The gathering of evidence to show what progress
has been made in the implementation of programs.
Focuses on inputs and outputs.
“is the project doing things right”
Measuring changes in outcomes and evaluating the
impact of specific interventions on those outcomes.
“is the project doing the right things”
◦ Lack of fiscal resources
◦ Viewing of M & E as witch-hunting tool.
◦ Lack of political will
◦ Lack of a champion for the system.
◦ Lack of an outcome-linked strategy.
◦ Lack of prior experience
Review processes and keep an eye on
progress [progress markers]
Improve design or implementation during life
Planning and allocating resources
Measure and demonstrate results
Inform future decision-making and project
A Training Manual on Use of Climate Information and Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment for
Agricultural Extension Staff in Zimbabwe