Feed the Future
This project is part of the U.S. Government's global hunger and food security initiative.

Session 7: Verifying Performance Monitoring Data

Feed the Future Performance Monitoring Course: Verifying Performance Monitoring Data


As part of monitoring and evaluation is ensuring the highest quality of Feed the Future data is collected and reported as this is critical in strategic adaptive management. This session explores five USAID Data Quality Standards: Validity, Reliability, Precision, Timeliness, and Integrity. Data is not static and flows in a continuum. Data quality issues can arise at any stage of the continuum and requires end-to-end continuous monitoring.

Session Objectives:

Ensure data quality:

  • Understand the importance of data quality
  • Review data quality continuum
  • Identify data quality standards
  • Explore when and how to conduct data quality assessments
  • Review common data quality issues

Session Developers: Lindsey Anna, Anne Swandale, Ph.D.