Learning to adapt when measuring change
This report highlights a number of recommendations that can help facilitate more responsive programming learning within M&E frameworks. Central to this is shifting a focus away from developing sets of rigid indicators and instead concentrating on M&E frameworks as a process, looking at how local actors can be more involved in developing M&E, encouraging shared learning across
stakeholders and generating an environment that can make sense of contextual changes and approve adaptations of programmes.
In the city of Kano in northern Nigeria, an area regularly affected by violent conflict, skills training workshops offer young people a better future. We support our local partner, Peace Initiative Network (PIN), to give young people a pathway to peace. Read more »
Peace Direct's Somali partners visit the U.S. in May to share their innovative peacebuilding work. Isse Abdullahi directs the Social Life and Agricultural Development Organization (SADO), which provides young people with job training and conflict resolution skills. Halima Farah Godane. Read more »
At the heart of all of Peace Direct’s work lies the belief that local people should play a leading role in development and peacebuilding programmes. Peace Direct is currently leading on the Stopping As Success collaborative learning project which is looking at aid exits and transitions in support of locally-led development. Farzana Ahmed, Peace Direct’s Senior Researcher who is managing the project, reports on conversations she had with aid actors in the Philippines last month. Read more »