Excel Tool “Monitoring Adaptation to Climate Change (MACC)”

An excel tool navigating project managers through the five steps of designing adaptation projects and their results-based monitoring systems.


The excel tool “MACC” leads project managers through the five steps of the guidebook ►“Adaptation made to measure”. It can be used to directly enter monitoring data and keep an overview of project progress. Based on a theory of change approach the tool allows defining up to 15 intended results with up to three indictors each. Data can be directly entered into the excel file making it a very practical devise for project monitoring. The tool is easy to navigate and video tutorials explain each of the five steps. It is also helpful for planning adaptation projects.

Target Group Project managers, staff of implementing agencies
Type of resource Practical excel tool
MACC-Tool Monitoring Climate Adaptation Projects - GIZ 2016 (1.9 MB)
Excel-Tool to plan and monitor adaptation Projects based on the Guidebook "Adaptation made to measure".
Handbook Of The Monitoring Tool For Climate Adaptation Projects MACC - GIZ 2016 (580.9 KB)
Handbook explaining the use of the MACC Tool.
Video Tutorials MACC Start
MACC Step 1
MACC Step 2
MACC Step 3
MACC Step 4
MACC Step 5A
MACC Step 5B
MACC Step 5C