International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Unpacking Partnerships for Planning Monitoring and Evaluation - Sustainability of Agricultural Projects Funded by Non-governmental Organizations Nexus. An Empirical Study in Bungoma County, Kenya
Emmanuel Kyalo Muli PhD Candidate, Professor Dorothy Kyalo Ndunge, Professor Raphael Nyonje Ondeko

Guided by systems theory, this study examined how partnerships for planning M&E influences sustainability of agricultural projects funded by Non-Governmental organizations in Bungoma County, Kenya. Findings: Sustainability of agricultural projects had a general mean of 24.7080showingthat agricultural projects were not sustained. Partnerships for planning M&E had a general mean (GM) of 26.1460and a general standard deviation (GSDV) of4.52370 showing that there was an overall disagreement by the participants with the most of the items that measure partnerships for planning M&E implying that organizations did not effectively utilize partnerships for planning M&E as a component of M&E system. Partnerships for planning M&E were found to positively correlate highly with sustainability of agricultural projects H0: was rejected with r = 0.743, F (1,135) = 3.725, at p = 0.036< 0.05 and R-squared of 55.3%. The study concluded that it is important to consider partnerships for planning M&E.

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