Various type of contents are in materials as well as movies
Leaning materials provides not only movies, but also various type of contents.
In "A Basic Guide to JICA's Evaluation", there are some animated slides with abundant infomation and document files of 'logical flamework' or 'Example of Setting Operation and Effect Indicators'. It was used on training course in the technical coperation project in Haiti's education fields, also in presentation toward the government and universities people who concerned with development task in Honduras, furthermore, JICA experts used with trainees as tool for considering evaluation through Japan's experiences in JICA's knowledge co-creation programs.
The content, "What is a Road Station-Michinoeki-? An Example of Community Based Development", is rich in text information, was used as reference material in the training of SME [small medium enterprises] promotion policy, or as presentation tool toward the government and universities people who concerned with projects, or as support tool for activity of JOCV [JICA Overseas Cooperation Volunteer] in thier appointed countries. Moreover, it is utilized not only in scenes of actual activities or presentations, but also in individual learning.
In addition, "The Lessons from Livelihood Improvement Experiences in Postwar Japan" is able to be known its activity details from reference document on the webpage.
*The Material(s) mainly applied
" A Basic Guide to JICA's Evaluation"
This program is mainly designed for JICA staffs, counterpart officials in partner countries, as well as consultants who will design and conduct JICA's project evaluation. As a complement to JICA's new evaluation guideline, the multimedia material will help you to familiarize yourself with core concepts highlighted in the guideline as well as evaluation skills that would be effective when you design and conduct project evaluation.
The material will introduce you the basics of JICA's evaluation step by step: its objective, framework, and tools. Moreover, for intermediate learners/practitioners, it provides useful tips on how to set good evaluation indicators, and how to feedback evaluation results to PDCA cycle for improving development effectiveness.
"What is a Road Station-Michinoeki-? An Example of Community Based Development"
1. Objectives: The objectives of this teaching material is to understand necessary techniques to dig out projects which local residents participate, to have them plan investigations on projects for region revitalization, and to aim for project's own independence in future in the developing countries.
2. Background of Demand: The realization of sustainable development in tourism, even in small scale as long as local residents are centered, is an important issue in developing countries which human resources and resources for tourism are limited. One of Japan's community based developments, "Michinoeki" have succeeded because of local residents' ideas and management efforts. It is recognized among trainees as the high possibility to be applied to the developing countries.
"The Lessons from Livelihood Improvement Experiences in Postwar Japan"
This material was made for Japanese organizations that help developing countries as a reference for their assistance work. Currently, in each livelihood improvement project, there is a tendency to introduce improved kamados, as just an input activity, without considering the social context, and handicraft or food processing are introduced as a livelihood improvement project just because income improvement is the main objective. Therefore, this material is designed to deepen the understanding through example cases based on 5 key ideas: farm village development, poverty reduction, production activities compatible with the target group's lifestyle, participatory development, and synergetic effects between administrations and residents.