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Community of Evaluators - Nepal


Training on Monitoring and Evaluation (M and E)

"Evaluation Perspectives and its Use"

Entrance Café, Pulchowk,Lalitpur, Nepal

29 to 31 July 2019


Why This Course?

Government of Nepal (GoN) is implementing Integrated National Evaluation Action Plan (2016-2020), which emphasizes the need of national capacity building in evaluation to address Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and strengthen the Evaluation culture in Nepal. Aligning with the National Planning Commission (NPC) evaluation system, Community of Evaluators – Nepal (CoE-Nepal) through its Flagship 1 project proposes to build the capacity of the professionals and managers in M and E. In order to fill this capacity and human resource gap, the CoE-Nepal is hosting the M and E training for primarily mid-level evaluators. This training is being organized as part of National Evaluation Strengthening Program supported by IOCE and partnership with NPC and UN agencies.

Training Objectives

The aim of this training is to build the capacity and introduce the evaluation methods and its uses in Nepal through engaged exposure to emerging approaches to evaluation of development projects, programs and policies.

After the completion of this course, participants will:

  • Understand the main approaches and tools to monitoring evaluation
  • Understand the NPC guideline of evaluation approaches and know the concept of theory of change
  • Equip with theoretical and practical approaches of evaluation
  • Deepen understanding of ethical aspects and code of conduct for evaluations

The training package

This three days professional skill development training will comprises the following main components:

  • Day 1
    • Key components of effective M and E system
    • Theory of change, results framework, indicators
    • Developing M and E plan
  • Day 2
    • Norms and standards, OECD DAC criteria, evaluation questions, evaluation matrix
    • Impact Evaluation: Challenges and opportunities in the SDG framework
    • Methodical approaches: qualitative versus quantitative and mixed methods
  • Day 3
    • Effective use of evaluation: Management response to evaluation
    • GESI evaluation methods and tools
    • Evaluation ethics and Code of Conduct


The training will be held in Entrance Café, Pulchowk, Lalitpur.


The following professionals, who have had extensive experience of evaluation work, will be the main facilitators of this training.

  1. Dr. Jagadish C. Pokharel
  2. Dr. Ram Chandra Khanal
  3. Dr. Krishna Belbase
  4. Ms. Kanchan Lama
  5. Dr. Hari Dhungana
  6. Dr. Sushila C. Nepali
  7. Dr. Madhusudan Bhattarai
  8. Mr. Thakur Bhatta
  9. Mr. Prabin Chitrakar
  10. Representatives from National Planning Commission
  11. Representatives from UN Agencies

Who can participate?

The course is designed for M&E professionals, managers and officers of development projects, programs and public policies. And, also for individuals who are involved and interested in Monitoring and Evaluation systems.

Training Course Fee

The fee for this three-days training course is NRs. 6,000.00 (Six Thousand Nepali Rupees only) for individuals and NRs. 10,000.00 (Ten Thousand Nepali Rupees only) for organizations. The fee amount covers all stationeries, hand-outs, lunch/snacks and certificate.

How to Register?

If you are interested, please follow below steps to register:

  1. Fill out the REGISTRATION FORM that is attached with this brochure.
  2. Pay the TRAINING REGISTRATION FEE (as per mentioned above) by depositing amount into the bank account of CoE-Nepal (bank detail is provided in registration form).
  3. Submit the DULY FILLED REGISTRATION FORM and a SCANNED COPY OF BANK DEPOSITED VOUCHER of training fee (that includes the name of trainee) by attaching to email:
  4. Send us your registration form by TUESDAY, 23 JULY 2019.


For further information, please contact:

Dr. Sushila C. Nepali

Vice President; Coordinator
Community of Evaluators - Nepal (CoE-Nepal)
Mobile No.: 9851065265