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Improve validity and reliability of M&E while saving resources

In English, German, Portuguese and Spanish and, through a network of translators/co-facilitators, in many other languages.

Based on over 15 years of work in designing, managing and evaluating development projects and programmes:

  • for governments, consultancy firms, research institutions, international and non-governmental organisations in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America.

  • for clients/donors such as the World Bank, European Union, GIZ, BMZ, Auswärtiges Amt, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, Caritas Germany, Caritas Switzerland, Brot für die Welt, Max Planck Foundation, finep, Oxfam, CARE, CRS, Aga Khan Foundation, USAID and DFID.

Participatory planning and management: Advisory on funding/tenders and proposal design, workshop facilitation, design and maintenance of management information systems and processes.

M&E design and implementation: Advice on M&E design, developing data collection tools for mobiles/tablets/laptops, setting up cloud servers, training and managing data collection teams, cleaning data and maintaining online databases, programming state-of-the-art data visualisation and analysis, and reporting (incl. automatised project analytics and geographic information systems).

Data computing services:

  • Transparent and reproducible samples
  • Questionnaire design and mobile data collection in multiple languages
  • Cost-efficient cloud databases
  • Qualitative and quantitative data
  • Powerful data-analysis tools for easy-to-communicate results
  • Design of GIS maps and geospatial analysis

Report proof-reading, translation and desktop publishing services Translate the experience of your field staff into robust data and fully explore your results with clear and reader-oriented reports, plots/infographics, tables and maps generated with powerful data-analysis, geographical-information and communication tools. You will increase your capacity to effectively communicate your results to various audiences.

Developing sustainable technical capacities: Develop long-term planning, management and M&E capacities through workshops, e-learning, coaching as well as face-to-face and remote help-desk/troubleshooting services.