Workshop on Mechanism of Monitoring and Evaluation of Research Projects

19 December 2019

SLCARP conducted a workshop at SLCARP on 19 December 2019, attended by 70 participants, to provide a correct understanding of the mechanism of monitoring and evaluation of research projects. The workshop was attended by Higher Management and Research Officers.

The workshop covered technical and financial aspects on Monitoring and Evaluation of a Research project.

The key resource persons of the workshop were Prof. A L T Perera, Former Director, Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture and Mr S LG Bandusiri Chief Financial Officer, Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Economic Affairs, Irrigation and Fisheries and Aquatic Resource Development.

For the benefit of the participants presentations were organized on the Mechanism of Monitoring and Evaluation of Research Projects practised by the National Science Foundation, National Research Council and SLCARP.

The workshop  was organised with the focus of a) providing a correct understanding of the mechanism of monitoring and evaluation b) Importance of monitoring and evaluation by the Department/Institute and the line Ministry, c) How the researcher should conduct the research project to meet physical and financial targets of the project d) limitations which can be faced and how to overcome the limitations and e) to derive recommendations for a more effective mechanism of Monitoring and Evaluation of Research Projects.

SLCARP will compile  a report on a more effective mechanism of Monitoring and Evaluation of Research Projects for submitting to the Council of SLCARP for adaptation for SLCARP projects and this report will also be circulated to the National Science Foundation and National Research Council.