Garden Social Ventures’ Monitoring and Evaluation Bootcamp is themed; Leveraging Technology to improve Impact of Social Programmes. This Monitoring and Evaluation Bootcamp is a step to building stronger individuals and organizations in the public and private and third sector towards developing the right skills to efficiently track progress and evaluate impact. We believe that the Government alone cannot solve all […]


Leveraging Technology to Improve Impact of Social Programmes in Nigeria

The overall socio-economic health of Africa has continued to deteriorate, and Nigeria is not excluded from this trend. Driven by the economic fallout of the COVID-19 global pandemic, growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is predicted to fall to -3.3 per cent in 2020, pushing the region into its first recession in 25 years, according to the World Bank. The pandemic could also drive up to 40 million […]

Development Technology

Monitoring and Evaluation Systems As The Key To Delivering Effective Social Programmes In Nigeria ​

Nigeria is blessed with valuable natural resources but also plagued with various socio-economic challenges. These challenges have placed Nigeria among countries with a high prevalence of multi-dimensional poverty; with over 50% of its population living below the International Poverty Line. This has necessitated a number of social protection and development initiatives designed to tackle its […]

Social Protection

A Spotlight on Social Protection

Concerns around Nigeria’s negative development indicators persist amid calls for greater effort to promote social benefits. Limited funding, poor coordination and lack of social safety net platforms are some of the issues hampering social protection programme delivery as reported in this quarter. For example, the lack of effective targeting has resulted in inclusion and exclusion […]