International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Business Administration | Rwanda | Volume 11 Issue 11, November 2022 | Rating: 5.4 / 10

Effect of Monitoring and Evaluation Practices on Project Implementation in Rwanda: Case of Feed the Future Program in Rwanda

Guy Muhindo Tasilwebakwa | Dr. Claude Mutesi

Abstract: This study aimed to assess the effect of monitoring and evaluation practices on the implementation of the development projects in Rwanda. It identified the extent to which monitoring and evaluation practices in the form of (monitoring skills, stakeholder involvement, information system and report) affect the implementation of the development projects. It was also explored the mediating effect of the management support towards M&E and the implementation of the development projects shedding the light of the feed the future. To achieve the study's objectives, the researcher used a descriptive research design with a mixed method approach. Qualitative and Quantitative data were gathered from the sample of 156 respondents from program (Managers and M&E, stakeholders), using close ended questionnaire and was analyzed with the help of SPSS (version 25) therefore, regression and correlations analysis were used to show the relationship between the dependent variable and independent variables. The findings of the study revealed that monitoring and evaluation planning process (B=.793. t=13.912, P=.000), technical expertise (B=.862. t=14.75, P=.000), management support (B=.856. t=20.497, P=.000) and stakeholder involvement positively affected the project implementation and helped to show the extent to which staff with monitoring skills in Feed the future project, who are practicing M&E technical activities, generating M&E reports in timely manner, getting support from management and information system was significantly affected the implementation of the development projects. Also, the findings contribute to the knowledge gap in the literature as this study is one of the studies that focused on the success of the implementation of development project and due to the significance of monitoring and evaluation practices, it is also a recommendation of this study that adequate and standardized monitoring and evaluation training sessions should be prepared on all levels of project management.

Keywords: Monitoring and Evaluation Practices, project implementation, Feed the Future

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 11, November 2022,

Pages: 1218 - 1222

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