PRiME EDITIONS

Impact Evaluation. Istanbul, Turkey,
May 2019

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
Khiara Hansdeep


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 and 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
Shruti Jagirdar
Sophie Álvarez
Shubhra Mittal
Khotso Tsotsotso
Charles Amoatey
Claudia Mir
Deo Gracias
Giovanna Montagner
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 Mir
Claudia Maldonado
Fundamentals 1 – IFAD Country Office, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivore,
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
Deo Gracias
Fundamentals 2 – Istanbul, Turkey.
April 2019
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
Jessica Meckler
Urvashi Wattal
Sophie Álvarez
Mónica Torres
Candice Morkel
Charles Amoatey
Claudia Mir
Deo Gracias
Issa Sombie
Fundamentals 2 – FGV EESP CLEAR Sao Paulo, Brazil.
June 2019
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 Mir
Claudia Maldonado


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


Fundamentals 1 – Rome, Italy.
October 2017
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 Amoatey
Deo Gracias
Claudia Mir
Sophie Álvarez
Maya Escueta
Megha Pradhan
Claudia Maldonado
Fundamentals 2 – Nairobi, Kenya.
April 2018
The second course of the first edition of the training in Fundamentals of M&E took place in Nairobi, Kenya.
Trainers
Sophie Álvarez
Lycia Silva e Lima
Natalia Ortiz
Candice Morkel
Charles Amoatey
Jessica Meckler
Deo Gracias
Claudia Mir
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