A four-day Result-Base Management: Planning, Monitoring and Reporting training for Regional Development Officers (RMOs) and County Monitoring Officers (CMOs) climaxed Thursday, July 25, 2015, in Gompa City Nimba County. The training was held under the Theme: Strengthening data collection platform for PAPD monitoring and Evaluation to enhance reporting on SDGs and the Agenda 2063 Implementation Readiness.
The goal of the training is to strengthen Regional Development officers and County Monitoring Officers capacity in planning, data collection and reporting in relations to the Pro-Poor Agenda for Prosperity and Development (PAPD) at the county level.
The training was organized and conducted by the Department of Budget and Development Planning with support from the United Nations International Children’s Education Funds (UNICEF). The four-days event brought nine (9) Regional Development Officer and fifteen (15) County Monitoring Officer from the fifteen Counties along with Directors and Assistant Directors of discussed on how to strengthen data collection platform for the Pro- Poor Agenda for prosperity and Development (PAPD) monitoring and Evaluation to enhance reporting on SDGs and the Agenda 2063. At the end of the training, all Regional Development Officers and County Monitoring Officers have increased skills and knowledge to provide the technical support needed to improve the way results are achieve at the sub-national level.
Making remarks at Jackie’s conference Hall, the Assistant Minister for Development Planning, Hon. Benedict Kolubah said the workshop will help to enhance Regional development officers and county monitoring officers understanding of the PAPD M&E Framework as well as acquire additional skills needed to support the county administrations, ministries, and agencies in coordination, implementation, and monitoring of the PAPD at the sub-national level.
According to him at the end of the four-days training, all Regional Development Officers and County Monitoring Officer at the sub-national level will understand various roles in the coordination’s process of the implementation of the PAPD, the importance of reporting especially PAPD progress report and understanding result base management frame work input, activities, output, outcome and impact in monitoring evaluation.
“In the Pro-Poor Agenda for Prosperity and Development (PAPD) which is the national plan, the training will help staff to be very effective with the tools needed to perform at the county level’’ Mr. Kolubah added.