Third-Party Monitoring

ATR is a leading provider of third-party monitoring, working for the World Bank, the ADB, UN agencies and development contractors.

Projects in Third-Party Monitoring

Third-Party Monitoring for the Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund (ARTF)

ATR is a member of a consortium (BDO, ATR and Integrity) in charge of the third party monitoring for the Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund (ARTF). In this role, ATR conducts 4,000 site visits and 24000 interviews throughout all 34 provinces of Afghanistan each year interviewing contractors and beneficiaries of the World bank through face to face interviews and phone surveys. The monitoring activity includes monitoring of both processes and outputs, to verify not only whether projects have been completed according to schedule and as reported, but that proper social and environmental safeguards have been followed. ATR’s monitoring efforts are complemented by consortium partners BDO and Integrity Global, who lead the fiduciary review and data presentation roles of the contract, respectively.

Third-Party Monitoring for Afghanistan Central Region

ATR supported UNICEF’s programmes in Afghanistan’s central region through third party monitoring (TPM) of the health, nutrition and education facilities. The monitoring provided field-level information and use and examining multiple information sources to validate and identify critical programme performance issues. As part of this assignment, ATR conducted TPM in 146 health facilities including 80 nutrition service providers, 30 mobile health teams and 291 Accelerated Learning Centres (ALCs) in Bamyan, Daikundi, Ghazni, Paktya, and Paktika provinces.

Provision of Services Pertaining Third party Monitoring of SCA's Program Interventions in Afghanistan

ATR provided third party monitoring (TPM) services to verify progress reports of SCA programmes, assess if SCA interventions are appropriate for the needs of target groups, assess the quality of services according to standards set by SCA and identify gaps in the delivery of services.
More specifically, ATR’s main objectives for this assignment were:
-Validate the facts and figures reported by SCA programmes in the field on key program activities implemented or undergoing implementation
-Document and report achievements and gaps identified during field visits
-Identify any issues/challenges pertaining to the implementation of SCA programmes.
A total number of 237 qualitative data were collected for this project.

Polio Eradication Program

ATR supported UNICEF’s polio eradication efforts through independent Third-Party Monitoring (TPM), providing UNICEF with triangulated and validated field-level information and identifying critical programme performance issues, thereby allowing UNICEF to make informed programmatic decisions and adjustments. For this project, ATR collected 172 qualitative data and a total number of 2385 quantitative data through different means of data collection tools