This e-learning course on Qualitative Methods for Assessing the Impact of Development Programmes on Food Security will contribute to technical capacity building on the application of qualitative methods for food security impact assessment of development programmes. By promoting a common methodological approach and a set of practical tools, the objective of the course is therefore to provide guidance and to assist programme managers and monitoring and evaluation officers on how to use qualitative methods in conducting the assessment of food security and nutrition impact of development programmes.

 5 hours
Publication Date:
 October 2013


The target audience for this course includes both users and generators of information on programme impact:

  • Programme managers and designers;
  • Monitoring and evaluation officers;
  • External evaluators;
  • Government officials, donors and other decision makers.

The course consists of 7 lessons, ranging from approximately 20 to 90 minutes duration each, grouped into 3 units:

Unit 1 Introduction
Unit 2 Design and implementation
Unit 3 Data Gathering and Analysis


European Union (EU) Wageningen University - Center for Development Innovation

This course is provided by FAO and as trainee you will have to accept the user agreement contained in that course.