PRiME EDITIONS

Impact Evaluation


Impact Evaluation. Istanbul, Turkey,
May 2019 (English).

In spring 2019, the first Impact Evaluation course was held in Istanbul, Turkey. The course trained 27 rural development professionals from 15 countries.

Trainers
Eduardo Cenci
Hansdeep Khaira
Impact Evaluation. Dakar, Senegal,
November 2019 (French).

The last week of November 2019, PRiME delivered for the first time the Impact Evaluation course in French in Dakar, Senegal. For the course roll-out, PRiME collaborated with the CLEAR for Francophone Africa, based at the Centre Africain d'Etudes Supérieures en Gestion (CESAG). In this second edition of the Impact Evaluation training, 33 M&E professionals from 15 countries, mostly from West and Central Africa, built advanced evaluation capacities applied to rural development.

Trainers
Deo Gracias
Hadiza Moussa-Saley


Fundamentals of Monitoring and Evaluation.
2nd edition (2018-2019)

In the second edition of PRiME, 91 participants were trained, more than twice the number of those who attended the first edition (44 participants). All courses relied on the teaching experience of CLEAR associated instructors, and some of the courses were hosted at CLEAR centers. It was also the first time that a course was open for external participants not appointed directly by IFAD.


Fundamentals 1. Shanghai, China,
October 2018 (English,French).

This course was delivered in English and French at the CLEAR Center in East Asia hosted by the Asia-Pacific Finance and Development Institute at the Shanghai National Accounting Institute (SNAI). Participants were rural development professionals from Europe, Asia, and Africa.

Trainers
Giovanna Montagner
Deo Gracias
Claudia Mir Cervantes
Charles Teye Amoatey
Khotso Tsotsotso
Shubhra Mittal
Sophie Alvarez
Shruti Jagirdar
Fundamentals 1. CIDE/CLEAR LAC Mexico City, Mexico,
November 2018 (Spanish).

The course was delivered in Spanish for rural development practitioners from the Latin America and the Caribbean region. It was held at the Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas facilities, CLEAR LAC’s host institution. This group was the first PRiME group to have non-IFAD participants coming from institutions such as the World Bank, the World Food Program and other International Organizations.

Trainers
Claudia Maldonado
Claudia Mir Cervantes
Fundamentals 1. IFAD Country Office, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire,
February 2019 (French).

This course responded to the high demand from francophone rural development professionals in Africa. Participants from this group joined the French group trained in Shanghai for the Fundamentals 2 course held in Istanbul.

Trainers
Claudia Mir Cervantes
Deo Gracias
Issa Sombié
Fundamentals 2. Istanbul, Turkey,
April 2019 (English).

The professionals trained in Shanghai and Abidjan met in Istanbul to take the Fundamentals 2 course. The training was delivered in English and French.

Trainers
Candice Morkel
Charles Teye Amoatey
Claudia Mir Cervantes
Monica Torres
Sophie Alvarez
Urvashi Wattal
Deo Gracias
Jessica Meckler
Issa Sombié
Fundamentals 2. FGV EESP CLEAR Sao Paulo, Brazil,
July 2019 (French).

The participants who took Fundamentals 1 in Mexico City, travelled to Sao Paulo, Brazil, for the delivery of the Fundamentals 2 course in collaboration with CLEAR for Brazil and Lusophone Africa, based at the Getúlio Vargas Foundation in the Sao Paulo School of Economics.

Trainers
Claudia Maldonado
Claudia Mir Cervantes


Fundamentals of Monitoring and Evaluation.
1st edition (2017-2018)


Fundamentals 1. Rome, Italy,
October 2017 (English).

The first edition of Fundamentals 1 was delivered in Rome, Italy, at the IFAD headquarters. This course -delivered in English, French and Spanish- brought together professionals from the five IFAD working regions (Asia and the Pacific; East and Southern Africa; Latin America and the Caribbean; Near East, North Africa; Europe and Central Asia; and West and Central Africa).

Trainers
Candice Morkel
Charles Teye Amoatey
Claudia Mir Cervantes
Sophie Alvarez
Megha Pradhan
Claudia Maldonado
Deo Gracias
Maya Escueta
Fundamentals 2. Nairobi, Kenya,
April 2018 (English).

The second course of the first edition of the training in Fundamentals of M&E took place in Nairobi, Kenya.

Trainers
Sophie Alvarez
Lycia Silvia e Lima
Candice Morkel
Charles Teye Amoatey
Jessica Meckler
Claudia Mir Cervantes
Deo Gracias
Natalia Ortiz Ochoa
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