Course on monitoring and evaluation arragments for social protection systems in Mozambique

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This project was the result of a bidding process requested by Mozambique’s Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Action (Ministerio de Genero, Crianca e Acção Social—MCGAS) and the National Institute for Social Action (Instituto Nacional de Acção Social—INAS) for the EU-SPS programme, with the financial support of the European Union, the OECD Development Centre and the Government of Finland.


Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) , Mozambique’s Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Action , National Institute for Social Action (INAS) , National Institute for Statistics (INE) , Centre for Policy Analysis of the Eduardo Mondlane University


Sub-Saharan Africa


Main Pillar

Capacity-Strengthening and Advisory Services

Thematic Area

Social Protection

Other Thematic Areas

Technological Innovation

Sustainable Development Goals

SDG 1 - No Poverty

Project Results

A one-week course on Monitoring and Evaluation

Aiming to strengthen the monitoring and evaluation skills and knowledge of MGCAS and INAS staff, the course took place in Maputo from 27 February to 3 March 2017. Four researchers, Fábio Veras Soares and Lívia Nogueira (IPC-IG) and Antonio Claret and Joana Mostafa (Ipea), covered the following topics:

• principles and tools of M&Evaluation systems;

• use of administrative data from the social sector to inform M&E systems;

• use of national household surveys in the M&E of social protection programmes; and

• impact evaluation methods for social protection programmes.