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02 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 23 Jan 2017 Training date: 30 Jan 2017 to 03 Feb 2017 Indepth Research Services

INTRODUCTION

The demand for data on impact of policies, programmes and interventions on food and nutrition security is rapidly growing. Both governments and civil society have a need for information on food and nutrition conditions and trends and the impact of policies and interventions.

02 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 23 Jan 2017 Training date: 30 Jan 2017 to 01 Feb 2017 Indepth Research Services

INTRODUCTION

Microsoft excel is a powerful spreadsheet that is easy to use and allows you to store, manipulate, analyse and visualize data. It also supports data bases, graphic and presentation features. It is a powerful research tool that needs minimum of teaching. It not only makes statistics enjoyable, it also brings live to numerical work.

02 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 23 Jan 2017 Training date: 30 Jan 2017 to 03 Feb 2017 Indepth Research Services

INTRODUCTION

Many researchers these days collect their data through a mixture of quantitative and qualitative (open ended) responses. If you are planning to conduct interviews or focus groups for your data collection, or perhaps do participant observation during key events or meetings or you will be collecting policy papers, press articles, or Internet data from online survey tools like Survey Monkey, Fluid Surveys and Survey Wizard, blogs, Facebook or Twitter, soon or later you will be faced with piles of data and field notes you collected for analysis. Will you know how?

01 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 18 Jan 2017 Training date: 26 Jan 2017 to 28 Feb 2017 Human Rights & Justice Group International

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01 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 13 Oct 2017 Training date: 13 Nov 2017 to 01 Dec 2017 IMA International

Reach your potential

This intensive three week training course combines our Leadership and Management in Development course and our Monitoring and Evaluation for Results course. After empowering you with leadership and management skills you go on to build on your monitoring and evaluation skills which together will help you to become a successful manager. This course includes a 1-1 professional coaching session after you return to work to help embed your learning further.

01 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 23 Jan 2017 Training date: 30 Jan 2017 to 10 Feb 2017 Indepth Research Services

INTRODUCTION

This course will focus on building CAPI (Computer Assisted Personal Interviewing) applications for enumeration using Android tablets and Smartphone’s’. Participants will learn about ways to adapt survey instruments to smaller screens, to ensure data quality through integrated data checks, and to control the user interface and program flow using logic programming. Participants will also learn to build tools for survey management, tracking, and data transfer.

01 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 23 Jan 2017 Training date: 30 Jan 2017 to 10 Feb 2017 Indepth Research Services

INTRODUCTION

Standard courses on statistical analysis assume that survey data arise from a simple random sample of the target population. Little attention is given to characteristics often associated with survey data, including missing data, unequal probabilities of selection, stratified multistage sample designs, and measurement errors. Most standard statistical procedures in software packages commonly used for data analysis (e.g.

01 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 13 Oct 2017 Training date: 13 Nov 2017 to 01 Dec 2017 IMA International

From Monitoring & Evaluation to Theory of Change & Contribution Assessment

This three week certificate course focuses on how to capture the changes arising from your development interventions. Building on your recently acquired Theory of Change learning you go on to build on your monitoring and evaluation skills which together support you in your strategic decision making. It includes a 1-1 professional coaching session after you return to work to help embed your learning further.

01 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 18 Aug 2017 Training date: 18 Sep 2017 to 06 Oct 2017 IMA International

From Monitoring & Evaluation to Theory of Change & Contribution Assessment

This three week certificate course focuses on how to capture the changes arising from your development interventions. Building on your recently acquired Theory of Change learning you go on to build on your monitoring and evaluation skills which together support you in your strategic decision making. It includes a 1-1 professional coaching session after you return to work to help embed your learning further.

01 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 03 Nov 2017 Training date: 04 Dec 2017 to 08 Dec 2017 IMA International

Apply RBM approaches in your organisation

This five day practical workshop gives you a thorough understanding of the principles and practice of RBM. You identify what needs to be put in place or improved in your own organisation and go on to develop a strategy to achieve that.

01 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 29 Sep 2017 Training date: 30 Oct 2017 to 03 Nov 2017 IMA International

Managing for Development Results
This practical five day project cycle management training is for development practitioners who want to know how the stages of a project can be structured, managed and communicated more effectively to enhance results.

01 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 06 Jan 2017 Training date: 16 Jan 2017 to 20 Jan 2017 Goolee Institute of Research and Capacity Development

INTRODUCTION:

Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) plays a crucial role in the planning of health sector reforms and policy shifts. At the same time, the sector requires innovative thinking in order to adapt to existing M&E systems. Adaptations in M&E systems are needed in order to monitor whether finance/resource allocation follows priorities, scarce human resources are being used efficiently, and essential health services reach the poor and disadvantaged.

WHY THIS M&E COURSE FOR HEALTH SYSTEMS?

01 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 06 Jan 2017 Training date: 16 Jan 2017 to 20 Jan 2017 Goolee Institute of Research and Capacity Development

Introduction

01 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 13 Jan 2017 Training date: 23 Jan 2017 to 27 Jan 2017 Goolee Institute of Research and Capacity Development

Introduction

Monitoring and evaluation is very important in community development programs because it plays the role of enhancing decision-making, resource allocation and strategic planning functions in organization’s community development efforts.

01 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 13 Jan 2017 Training date: 23 Jan 2017 to 27 Jan 2017 Goolee Institute of Research and Capacity Development

Introduction

Effective forest managers monitor changing conditions and make intelligent decisions for sustainable care. GIS can be used to assess conditions through historical analysis, stand inventory, soil types, changing weather patterns, and land-use practices. Modeling enables users to test and consider options in both temporal and spatial contexts. Geospatial records provide forest managers with a baseline for evaluating plans.

01 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 23 Jan 2017 Training date: 30 Jan 2017 to 03 Feb 2017 Indepth Research Services

INTRODUCTION

Before intervening in a country, the first priority for development actors is to understand the food security situation of the population. Food security analysts do a wide range of assessments in order to identify hungry and food insecure populations and to establish the underlying causes. They include Comprehensive Food Security and Vulnerability Analyses-CFSVAs, Emergency assessments and market analyses-EFSA.

01 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 23 Jan 2017 Training date: 30 Jan 2017 to 03 Feb 2017 Indepth Research Services

INTRODUCTION

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is defined as a pest management system that utilizes all suitable techniques in a total management system with the intent of preventing pests from reaching unacceptable levels or to reduce an existing population to an acceptable level.

01 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 23 Jan 2017 Training date: 30 Jan 2017 to 03 Feb 2017 Indepth Research Services

INTRODUCTION

A value chain describes the full range of activities that are required to bring a product or service from conception, through the intermediary phases of production and delivery to final consumers, and final disposal after use. In agriculture, it can be thought of as a set of processes and flows from the inputs to production to processing, marketing and to the final the consumer. This includes activities such as design, production, marketing, distribution and support services up to the final consumer.

01 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 23 Jan 2017 Training date: 30 Jan 2017 to 03 Feb 2017 Indepth Research Services

INTRODUCTION

01 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 23 Jan 2017 Training date: 30 Jan 2017 to 03 Feb 2017 Indepth Research Services

INTRODUCTION

The rapidly growing demand for livestock products worldwide is brought about by human population pressure, growing income and urbanization. Land use and human population pressures are leading to intensification and expansion in many livestock production systems. In addition, expansion of cropping into drier areas is forcing pastoral livestock production systems to relocate into still more arid lands. As a result of these changes new pressures on the environment are developing or could emerge and, therefore, should be of concern.