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IFAD e-Learning Course: Impact Assessments
The accessible and easy-to-follow course combines the main underlying theories and methodologies of impact assessments with their application in real world situations. Participants will learn about preparing an impact assessment, principles of method selection, ethical issues, data collection, data preparation, analysis, interpretation and utilization.
Financial Management e-learning course
This course covers key Financial Management (FM) aspects, with focus on IFAD-specific project FM requirements. The course provides key information on FM aspects and strengthen the skills of FM professionals.
Geospatial technology and participatory methods for securing tenure rights (GeoTech4Tenure)
This free online learning programme supports IFAD and FAO projects and partners in finding solutions to secure tenure rights through participatory methods and geomatics technology.
Core Outcome Indicators measurement guidelines (COI) – online training
This online training is a walk through the guidelines that lay out the mandatory methodology developed by IFAD for collecting timely and reliable data on CIs at the outcome-level at project baseline, midterm and completion stages.
IFAD grants: A guided overview of financial management practices and procedures
This course aims to provide IFAD grant recipients with clear guidance on financial management requirements during project implementation.
Agricultural risk management for development
Understanding risk and its management play a central role in boosting the agricultural sector, food security, and the broader economy of developing countries.
Food loss analysis case study methodology
Food loss is a complex issue, often with multiple and interrelated causes operating at different levels. This e-learning course introduces the FAO case study methodology for the analysis of critical food loss points.
Scaling up e-learning
Learn about scaling up, its basic concepts and why it is important for organisations like IFAD working in agriculture and rural development.
Smallholder agriculture, environment and climate change
Want to learn more about how you can design and implement environment and climate activities within your projects? Make sure you consult the e-learning modules on smallholder agriculture, environment and climate change. Course benefits: Better understand the current challenges associated with environmental degradation and climate change, and particularly its impact on IFAD-funded projects and programmes and target groups; Outline the key elements of IFAD's approach to ENRM and climate change issues and of its related policies, strategies and procedures; Provide resources, best practices, case studies and tools that project practitioners can use to improve project outcomes; Share information on services and financial resources available to support IFAD's operations Learn more
Foundations of project M&E in rural development
In recent years, the purpose of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) has shifted from assessing the use of resources and the implementation of project activities, to measuring the contributions a project is making to specific development outcomes for both men and women. The aim of this course is to provide guidance on good practices in project-based monitoring and evaluation for IFAD-funded projects in the Asia and the Pacific region. This course will help M&E officers develop a foundational understanding of the concepts and tools that are necessary to design an M&E system that embraces a gender-responsive approach within a Results Based Management framework. The goal of the course is to improve knowledge of the principles and tools that will increase staff capacity to apply a gender-sensitive and results-based approach to project monitoring and evaluation. There are three modules in this course: 1. The concepts and principles of an engendered Results Based Management approach to M&E 2. A core planning tool called the Logical Framework Approach 3. Key planning approaches, tools and methods recommended for project monitoring and evaluation It will take about five hours to complete the entire course. This e-learning course was developed by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) as part of the Asian Project Management Support Programme (APMAS). Start the course Learn more
A guided overview of IFAD financial management practices and procedures
In order to improve your knowledge in this key area, make sure you consult our new e-learning course.