Focusing on Development Outcomes in Projects. SARAR M&E Workshop 20-21 June 2006 New Delhi, India. Outline. Management for results as an emerging practice Processes to manage quality Methodology to manage for results – outcome focused design and supervision.
SARAR M&E Workshop
20-21 June 2006
New Delhi, India
Procurement & Disbursements
National Development Strategy
Poverty Reduction Strategy
A fully satisfactory project contains a well conceived intervention model (i.e., storyline) which…
(i) the PDO is too high (i.e., CAS-level, long-term, sweeping, non-specific, non-attributable, unattainable), or
(ii) the PDO is too low (i.e., output level, supply-driven, internally controlled by the project, or trivial).
For existing projects in the portfolio, high quality supervision is characterized by…
High quality supervision is accomplished without extension of the time frame or expansion of the funding available to the project.
Quality supervision also meets or exceeds the requirements of the Bank’s current guidelines and procedures for projects under supervision.
Project implementation environment
+ -- ICR
Project Funding ($)
Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
Hierarchy of Objectives
Means of Verification
Vision of Success
Present unsatisfactory situation
Future vision of success
River of Uncertainties
Specify indicators to verify success
Specify Vision of Success [OC]
Project Storyline of PCN/PAD
‘Crossing the River of Uncertainty’
Significant increase in the adoption and use of improved water supply, sanitation and hygiene practices by participating households (objective achieved)
Participating households gain access to completed water supply and sanitation facilities (output delivered)
Target population selects among available options for water supply and sanitation services to meet their needs at affordable prices
Awareness raising activities to promote new integrated approach
Integrated water supply, sanitation and hygiene services are made available at the county level
Capacity building for integrated delivery of water supply, sanitation and hygiene services at the county levelRural water example (causal chain)
Problem: Poor water supply, sanitation and hygiene practices limit the productivity of rural households and often adversely affect health
‘Focusing on Development Outcomes
presented by Charles G. Chandler
Assumption Analysis, Inc.