Synthesis of monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) approaches from the Devolved Climate Finance mechanism: lessons from Kenya, Tanzania, Senegal and Mali
The Devolved Climate Finance mechanism is an innovative model for investing at the local level in developing countries and building sustainable and climate-resilient livelihoods. The mechanism builds on the premise that local communities have in-depth knowledge about climate variability and risks.
The purpose of this report is to synthesise local experience of the implementation of monitoring, evaluation and learning tools in four pilot countries; describing which ones have been used and why, and assessing the ways in which they have been contextualised.
Recommendations are made to support the fine-tuning of the tools; ensuring that they are relevant, accessible, affordable and can be mainstreamed into existing local government planning systems, and disseminated to new geographies.