• Targeting

    The course illustrates the basic principles related to the design, evaluation and monitoring of targeting systems. It also provides examples of how targeting principles can be applied both in emergency and longer-term food security contexts.

    Duration:  Approximately 3 hours  Publication Date:  November 2011

    • System Requirements

      For the online version of this course it is necessary to have the Adobe Flash player installed and enabled in your browser. Please be aware that the course is not supported by iOS (iPad or iPhone). 

      • Audience

        The target audience of this course includes: mid-level managers, technical staff, field personnel who are involved in the collection, management, analysis, and reporting of food security information, as well as, planners, policy formulators and programme managers who are involved in monitoring progress in poverty reduction, and meeting food security goals and targets.

        • You will learn about

          • Targeting methods based on context and target groups
          • Costs and benefits of targeting
          • Monitoring and evaluating targeting activities
          • Qualitative information to integrate measures of targeting accuracy
          • Basic principles and tools of targeting to various emergency situations
          • Targeting effects of different emergency response options
          • Similarities and differences between targeting in emergencies and in development contexts
          • Targeting principles and tools applied to non-emergency food security programmes

          • Partners

            European Union (EU)  Overseas Development Institute's (ODI)   World Food Programme (WFP)