Cota initiates and facilitates organizational learning processes for social change actors.

Our 3 areas of expertise

Our 3 areas of expertise

Our 2 thematic fields

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Citizenship dynamics
our projects and missions

Acodev – Training in Outcome Harvesting applied for GCE

The training has the following objectives:

Main objective

  • Strengthen your skills and your mastery of the Outcome Harvesting method as a method of monitoring and evaluating CHMS approaches

Specific objectives

  • Have a good overview of the method in general and its comparative advantages for monitoring and evaluation in CHMS;
  • Have a good knowledge of the method (concepts, vocabulary) and put the different steps into practice;
  • Deepen the following aspects: when and how to involve stakeholders for the monitoring and evaluation of ECMS approaches following the OH method, highlight the practices offered by OH for the selection and processing of useful qualitative data focused on learning and better master contribution analysis;
  • Obtain a clear idea of ​​the link between OH and the logical framework;
  • Strengthen the knowledge of participants and the federation in general on how to use the method to further measure the collective impact of the CHMS and how it can be a tool for sectoral evaluations.

October 2022

F3E – External support and capitalization of methodological experience – L’atelier du changement social 2


External support aims to:

  • Strengthen the F3E team dedicated to experiments and the organization of workshops dedicated to young people in terms of methodological expertise via integrated support;
  • Propose an external point of view on methodological issues and enrich the perspectives of the F3E, in particular to “identify the common” between the 10 experiments;
  • Propose methodological supports throughout the experimentation process (experimentation course, workshops, tools, etc.) and youth workshops;
  • Co-facilitate and co-produce capitalization with the F3E team and offer capitalization products that will be improved with the help of the F3E team.

June 2022 to December 2024

Final evaluation of the north component (Global citizenship education) of the Uni4Coop program

Four university NGOs (Eclosio, FUCID, Louvain Coopération and ULB Coopération) created the Uni4Coop consortium, as part of the grant application to the DGD for the years 2017 to 2021. These NGOs are jointly pursuing four specific objectives relating to global citizenship education as part of a common program:

  • The university community and the citizens around the campuses learn about global issues, discuss them around them and gradually integrate their new convictions into their daily lives.
  • Students and educational agents critically, systemically and interdependently integrate CMS issues and themes into the curriculum, taking into account in particular knowledge and skills from the South.
  • Relay actors make their reading, understanding and vision of CMS-related issues more complex and raise awareness of CMS themes among their audiences.
  • Belgian institutional decision-makers are changing the legal framework and the main political orientations in favor of sustainable and equitable development, with respect for human rights, taking into account gender issues and the environment.

The final evaluation concerns the analysis of the North section of the Uni4Coop joint program in its entirety (2017-2021), its strategies and its 4 specific objectives, with regard to the CAD criteria.

December 2021 to May 2022

Cartoon life stories illustration

As part of its action in favor of access to housing for precarious people, the Reunion agency of the Abbé Pierre Foundation commissioned the Cota to put in image, in comic book format, the life stories of some of the people accompanied. This new type of support is made possible by the presence of an illustrator-graphic designer within the team.

December 2021 to January 2022

Project ” Un logement digne pour toutes et tous ! ” – Phase 2 : improvement of housing conditions and citizen mobilization in precarious neighborhoods of Antananarivo (Madagascar)

The Abbé Pierre Foundation (FAP), the Fonenana Mendrika Association (AFM) and the Cota, in conjunction with 8 other structures, form a partnership for the execution of this project, carried out under the contracting authority of the Abbé Pierre Foundation and under the supervision of the AFM.
The project aims to support 900 households in precarious neighborhoods in the 1st and 4th arrondissements of Antananarivo on operations to improve their living environment, and to educate 15,000 people from these neighborhoods, civil society, partner associations and local administrative authorities, to the challenges of decent housing.
The Cota will support the establishment of a three-dimensional monitoring and evaluation system, geared towards change, performance and organizational monitoring, will supervise its animation and ensure its proper functioning. The following activities will be deployed: workshop for the development of the overall monitoring and evaluation framework, workshop for the development of related tools, pearl monitoring for the appropriation of the system, mid-term review and final review.

July 2021 to July 2024

Territorial governance and public policies
our projects and missions

Support for 4-year strategic planning

The proposed support consists of several stages:

  • Facilitation of a workshop to structure the objectives and results expected in the medium term;
  • Facilitation of an operationalization workshop;
  • Support for the drafting of the 2023 – 2026 program of activities.

June to November 2022

Agence française de développement (AFD) – Framework agreement for assistance services to AFD organizations and project teams in the context of the preparation and start-up of financing operations

This service is part of lot 1: “Special support for MOAs through the preparation and facilitation of participatory workshops aimed at capacity building”. The period covered by this framework agreement extends from May 2021 to April 2023.

Missions carried out:

2021

  • Feasibility study for a domestic revenue mobilization support project in The Gambia
  • Support for the establishment of performance bonuses for the ProGouv project and ownership of the related technical assistance mechanism – Djibouti

2022

  • Methodological support for the multi-actor process of construction and dialogue around the adaptive social protection program in the Yaque Del Sur river basin – Dominican Republic
  • Animation of a process of co – construction of the support project for the urban community of Antananarivo – Madagascar

Training in methods of capitalization of experiences / monitoring and support for the writing of a capitalization of the TAPSA Program (Great Lakes component)

Supported by AFD, CCFD-Terre Solidaire has been engaged since 2018, in the Great Lakes region, in an innovative program to promote peasant agroecology that combines transition towards sustainable production models, shared governance of resources and capacity building. .

One of the specificities of this program is to offer a common framework in which partner organizations develop their own innovation strategies, while participating in common reflexivity and learning. To allow organizations to take a step back and learn from their projects and all program stakeholders to share and cross-reference these experiences to increase in generality, the program engages in a dual capitalization process:

  • Capitalization on the scale of each of the projects, supported by the partner organizations themselves;
  • Capitalization at program level, led by CCFD-Terre Solidaire.

February to August 2022

Final evaluation of the joint program for the promotion of sustainable family farming and the social economy for a fairer world

SOS Faim, Iles de Paix et Autre Terre

This evaluation is part of SIA’s 2017-2021 five-year program, funded by the Directorate General for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid (DGD), and implemented by a consortium of 3 Belgian NGOs (SOS Faim, Iles de Paix and Other Earth). This is a common evaluation for 3 West African countries: Burkina Faso, Mali and Senegal, broken down into 3 individual evaluations (one per country), with a common part dedicated to the synergies between these 3 areas of intervention.

November 2021 to January 2022

Final evaluation of the program “Protection of communities, indigenous peoples and their tropical forests”

The objective of this evaluation is as much to ensure the necessary accountability towards the donor of the program (the DGD), as to identify lessons learned and recommendations that will make it possible to adjust the strategies, programmatic orientations and methods of implementation. implementation of the intervention (learning). The countries concerned are Cambodia, the DRC and Ecuador.

November 2021 to March 2022

Dynamiques de citoyenneté
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