This post is one of four primary posts that discuss program or project monitoring for community development projects. Links to the other three posts are given below. If you search “monitoring” on this site you will find a number of other posts on different aspects of monitoring. I welcome your comments that will help me understand this important topic at a deeper level.
In this post I briefly describe features of community development that have influenced my thinking about monitoring. Then I describe four areas that I recommend for emphasis in transformative monitoring. Click Introduction Project Monitoring to read the PDF document.
The primary companion posts are:
Understanding work standards, project objectives, and results indicators. LINK
Creating a project monitoring system. LINK
Principles for reviewing a project monitoring system. LINK