Your situational analysis has provided you with the evidence you need to identify opportunities for best value interventions.  The next step in the M and E process is to plan your aims and indicators in consultation with your community and funders.

Below are a menu of very practical tools that can assist you in your consultative planning process.

The first three tools will help you build and demonstrate a rationale for intervention and a logic flow that connects your intervention to measurable outputs, impacts and outcomes. This is vital if you are to demonstrate the value of your intervention.

Next are a menu of tools designed to help you engage with your community during the planning phase. Select the best value tool for your intervention. More tools can be found under the tools menu below.

When you have completed your planning you will need to decide how best to monitor progress towards your aims.