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Online training on Evaluation and Monitoring at Keno Research Institute, Zambia

Online training on Evaluation and Monitoring at Keno Research Institute, Zambia

Online Competency-Based Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning Training,  13th April – 21st May, 2020.

Keno Institute of Training & Research

in Collaboration with

Zambia Research & Development Center (ZRDC)

Keno Institute of Training & Research in Collaboration with Zambia Research & Development Center (ZRDC) proudly invites applications for the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Practice Online Training. What is distinct about this training is that it is aligned with professional monitoring and evaluation standards and practices, to give participants the skills they can immediately apply to their work contexts.


  • 8 guided 2-hour sessions with the course facilitator (starting @ 16:30 Hrs. for 3 days in a week)
  • Certificates to be issued and delivered upon successful completion of the training
  • Training will be highly guided by your own needs and expectations
  • Rare opportunity to learn from a Senior MEAL Director with more than 24 years of continuous experience working in developing countries.
  • Position yourself for the next big step in your career
  • Training sessions will be recorded


This course provides a comprehensive understanding of Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) concepts and fits them within the logical framework used to track progress, make adjustments, discover unplanned effects of programmes, or judge the impact that we have made on the lives of those with whom we are working.  Participants will also familiarize with the concept of learning and how to capture and capitalize lessons learnt and good practices from different interventions.

Workshop Content:

  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning fundamentals
  • Project/program monitoring & evaluation; how to set up monitoring and evaluation frameworks, designing a performance monitoring & evaluation plan; choice of indicators, data collection techniques and sampling,
  • Evaluating a project/program; understanding different types of evaluation (baseline, midterm, final, real time).
  • Adapting monitoring and evaluation to different sectors of intervention
  • Accountability and how to set up feedback and complaints mechanisms
  • Defining learning and how to learn from a project/program

Registration Fees

Registration Type Regular fees USD  
Group (3 or More) ZMK 2000 Per participant   120
Individual Participants ZMK 2,100   125  

Participants: This training is suitable for professionals working in the public sector, non-government agencies, business, education, welfare or health. Whether you are already in an M&E -related role or seeking a career change, this multidisciplinary program will help open doors globally.


Dr. Carlos Torres is a Senior MEAL Director with more than 24 years of continuous experience working in developing countries. He has extensive experience providing vision and overall leadership to USAID ME&L Activities, plus experience in contract management, capacity development, and overall support in addition to overseeing evaluations and assessment reports and services delivered to missions. Dr. Torres has been Chief of Party (COP) of MEL platforms in Nigeria and Tanzania, plus Acting COP experience in Iraq. He has also been the Senior M&E Adviser to USAID/South Sudan, USAID/Iraq and USAID/Kenya through the M&E PERFORM and SUPPORT platforms.

Dr. Torres has led M&E projects with budgets ranging from $11-34 million and managed programs teams ranging from 14 to 25 core staff plus numerous STTAs and local support firms contracted to support M&E activities such as large-scale surveys and special research studies. He is experienced in starting project operations from the ground up and simultaneously delivering services and products to Missions. Dr. Torres has been a USG Federal Government civil servant in the capacity of Senior Performance and Management Auditor for DoD/army and Peace Corps offices of Inspector General. USG DoD Top Security Clearance – Active. Fluent in English and Spanish and basic Portuguese.

A Note from the facilitator!

A strong current emphasis in the field of evaluation is on evidence. Good, robust evidence. Unquestionable facts/findings. Strengths of evidence. As you may know, or at least in USA, “truth” has become a relative term. Everyone questions everything and there is a natural tendency not to believe any statement, any “finding.” So providing strong, unquestionable evidence to findings in evaluation is crucial. Evidence starts with strong, good quality data – the foundation of all in our profession.

What our participants say!

“Excellent, comprehensive and well executed course that has helped me to formulate an M&E plan, developed data collection tools and improved my report writing skills. Caroline Bwalya Chimba- Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Thank you for your effective and competency-based M&E training program! *I just wanted to say that I received an offer for a Provincial M&E Coordinator position” Dalitso Swazi

‘’The course was well organized and professionally delivered.  The trainers were excellent’’.  Santos Clinton Munkombwe – Forestry, Kasempa- UNDP

All payments should be made using the links below:

Registration: Interested participants should send a copy of the proof of payment, full details (Full Name, Address, Email Address, contact Number) to [email protected] / [email protected]

Contact line+260761685388

Important Note: Offers of employment or job openings with requests for payment or fees should be treated with extreme caution, viewed as potentially fraudulent and reported immediately.

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