Twenty-four participants from PACAP project implementing partners, LMDA Technical Working Group of eight municipalities and FOCAS Management Committee members and Secretariat attended the three-day Training Workshop on Project Monitoring and Evaluation for Lake Mainit FOCAS. It was held last August 16 – 17, 2007 at Balanghai Hotel and Convention Center, Butuan City.
The main objective of the training is to come-up with the M&E tool to be used in the field monitoring and evaluation activities of the FMC and the partners. The training-workshop provided the participants with basic knowledge and practical skills in project monitoring and evaluation; understood the principles and procedures for effective project monitoring and evaluation; and learned methods to evaluate project effectiveness, outcomes and impact. Participants helped also formulate and enhance appropriate, effective and efficient M&E tool for LMDA FOCAS projects during the hands-on workshop which was the significant output of the training-workshop.