Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Nasim Banu
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-31816-5_3376-1

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Introduction

The concept of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) has emerged in the field of development admin-istration as a techniques of objective planning and project implementation. Monitoring and evalua-tion is an approach to understanding the planning and implementation of development projects for achieving the desired goals and targets. M&E are extremely effective tools for improving plan for-mulation and implementation, eliminating time and cost overruns, and discovering organizational physical, financial, technical, motivational and/or administrative inadequacies with a view to remove the obstacles as well as improving beneficiary satisfaction to the level of expected objectives. M&E starts with the challenge of minimizing gaps between what is planned and what is actually implemented, what has been intended as the outcome of...

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nasim Banu
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  1. 1.Department of Development StudiesIslamic UniversityKushtiaBangladesh