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Assessment, Monitoring and Evaluation of Climate Smart Agriculture: A Review

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Ibsa Dawid Mume

Oromia Agricultural Research Institute, Asella Agricultural Engineering Research Center, Socio-Economics Research Team, P. O. Box 06, Asella, Arsi Zone of the Oromia Region, Ethiopia.

*Corresponding author: Ibsa Dawid Mume


This review expressions on assessment, monitoring and evaluation summaries that are necessary for the successful adoption of climate-smart agriculture (CSA). Concentration is placed mainly at the subnational and national levels. The review presents an overview of important climate change-related assessment, monitoring and evaluation activities in policy and programme processes and project cycles. The purposes was review how to conduct assessments for climate smart agriculture (CSA) policy and project design, how to implement monitoring and evaluation for climate smart agriculture programme and projects, the importance of monitoring and evaluation for climate-smart agriculture, the challenges and guiding principles baselines, and related concepts are also described. Monitoring and evaluation are initiated during the project preparation stage of the project cycle and are closely linked with the overall climate smart agriculture planning. Monitoring tracks progress, checks intermediate results, and informs adjustments during the project implementation. Evaluation deals primarily with the assessment of the results and impacts of CSA interventions. Details are provided about how to conduct assessments relating to policies and project justification and design, as well as monitoring and evaluation. In the last section, the specific challenges to assessment, monitoring and evaluation in the context of climate smart agriculture were reviewed and some guiding principles for addressing them are offered.


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Assessment, Monitoring and Evaluation of Climate Smart Agriculture: A Review

How to cite this paper: Ibsa Dawid Mume. (2021) Assessment, Monitoring and Evaluation of Climate Smart Agriculture: A ReviewInternational Journal of Food Science and Agriculture5(3), 510-518.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/ijfsa.2021.09.022

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