Apply today to participate in our LGI Plus: Capacity Building for Evaluation in Food Security! Limited funding opportunities available!
In December 2013, LWR received funding through Save the Children from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Technical and Operational Performance Support (TOPS) to expand LWR’s Learning for Gender Integration (LGI) projects. With this funding, LWR will hold remote reflection sessions with domestic and international staff working on LGI projects, a mid-term evaluation workshop and panel discussions and presentations on LWR’s learnings from the three LGI model projects and the process of institutionalizing a gender-integrated approach to programming. These plans are made possible with support from the American people, delivered through USAID.
LWR’s findings will contribute evidence-based data to the food security community’s body of knowledge around gender-integrated agriculture programming.
You can apply to be part of the LGI Evaluation Team, consisting of LWR staff and staff from other TOPS member agencies. Candidates are sought from headquarters-based and in-country-based staff of peer organizations. The evaluation will use Photovoice (PV) and Most Significant Change (MSC) methodologies to evaluate LWR’s LGI projects.
Candidates will be a part of an evaluation team.
What You Get
- Headquarters-based NGO staff and country-based NGO staff in India, Nicaragua, or Uganda will participate in a comprehensive workshop and then evaluate an LGI project.
- Experience and practice in qualitative and participatory methodologies.
What You Will Do
- Selected applicants are expected to participate in four preparatory webinars led by CP and LWR. These webinars will occur in October and November 2016.
- Selected applicants will also help lead a shortened version of the methodology workshop in early 2017 for other members of the FSN Network.
- Selected applicants are expected to contribute to a summary of the evaluation by submitting typed notes documenting the workshop and the evaluation process.
- These notes will involve collecting stories and photographs that convey the stories. Notes should also include observations and feedback on the methodology toolkit.
- These notes are integral to participation!
Who may apply?
Program or M&E staff of non-governmental organizations with the following qualifications:
- Experience (or interest) in gender-integrated food security programming
- Experience conducting evaluations of food-security programming
- Fluency in English
- Staff of TOPS/FSN member organizations preferred
- Experience implementing USAID Food for Peace projects preferred
LWR is currently accepting applications from practitioners to participate in this exciting exercise. Some funding is available. To apply, simply download the application package and submit to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com by September 26th.