The Basics of MEAL in Humanitarian Action

Fully booked

The four phases of project management are important pillars of humanitarian projects: In this course, you will learn about each component of the project management cycle: Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning, or MEAL for short. You will learn how to develop good indicators for humanitarian projects and how to submit successful project proposals based on these indicators. We will also discuss how to monitor projects based on your own indicators and how to report project progress to the respective donors. Between the individual course sessions, you will have time for group work and self-study phases.

The course is planned on 21, 28 and 30 September as well as 5 October and is part of the aha's certification program in "Foundations of Humanitarian Action".

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You will learn

what the project management cycle is

how to develop good indicators to measure impact

how to successfully submit a proposal based on impact-oriented indicators

what constitutes major challenges in implementation and reporting

Target group

NGO workers, young professionals, newcomers


9:00 - 17:00

Day 1

Susanne von Jan


Susanne von Jan is spokesperson of the Working Group Development Policy and Humanitarian Aid of the German Evaluation Society (DeGEval) and holds a teaching position at Saarland University in the Master of Evaluation program.

21.9.2022 - 05.10.2022

30 hours of training

Online Event

ProviderThis Training is part of a joint programme by IFHV and VENRO and is funded by the German Federal Foreign Office.
This training is organized by the umbrella organization of development and humanitarian aid NGOs in Germany.