The relationship between Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) practices and public projects performance in Rwanda with reference to Science and Technology Skills

Odile Muhayimana, James Kant Kamuhanda
2020 International journal of advanced scientific research and management  
Many public projects face issues of poor performance that are mostly related to project timeliness, inefficiency and ineffective cost that can be traced by monitoring and evaluation practices to improve performance of projects in Rwanda. In this sense, the researcher conducted a study to assess the relationship between monitoring and evaluation practices and performance of public projects in Rwanda with emphasis on Science and Technology Skills Development (STSD) project in Ministry of
more » ... inistry of Education (MINEDUC). In the case of the study, the researcher has invested in explanatory research design to enable data collection instruments to capture each qualitative and quantitative statistic that gave an explanation and replicate the existence of situation at the field in the preferred way. The goal population was 146 obtained through census sampling technique. For a suitable time of facts collection, the researcher used questionnaire research tools that was given to both project beneficiaries and monitors and interview guide that collected information from a small number of the respondents that was chosen from managerial staffs and donors of the project in responding to questions that provided detailed information regarding Monitoring and Evaluation and performance of Science and Technology Skills Development project in Rwanda. The collected data was edited, coded and analyzed in new version of IBM 22.0 and the findings were presented in tables of frequency, correlation and regression. The results have shown that there is relationship between Linking M&E plan to Action& Strategic plans and Efficiency (r=.476 and p=.000), between Linking M&E plan to Action& Strategic plans and Project time line (r=.987 and p=.000), between Linking M&E plan to Action& Strategic plans and Cost effectiveness (r=.471 and p=.000) between
doi:10.36282/ijasrm/5.9.2020.1758 fatcat:kwwhpgjl3zandbdem4ujmfy2a4