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Angela Christie

Angela Christie is a monitoring, evaluation, aid effectiveness and governance specialist, with over 20 years’ experience of international development.

Angela is skilled in strategic planning and policy and programme design, results based management, the identification and development of appropriate monitoring, evaluation and impact assessment approaches and methodologies and value for money assessment. She has strong and innovative conceptual framing skills, and is an able team leader, trainer, facilitator and writer.  Angela is committed to working in ways which strengthen national systems, enhance local ownership and meet international standards.

Key Skills and Core Focus:

  • Designing and leading complex policy, programme and project evaluations, applying international quality standards and incorporating mixed methods and tools;
  • Development of monitoring , evaluation and impact assessment frameworks and strategies;
  • Facilitating the design of policy, strategy and programmes, using participatory and consensus building methodologies to maximise ownership and engagement;
  • Advisory support, capacity building, training and facilitation tailored to meet the needs of a wide range of stakeholders.

Angela’s sectoral experience includes public sector performance and accountability, civil society capacity building and engagement, security sector reform and conflict prevention, parliamentary strengthening and democracy, agricultural development and food security, appropriate technologies, economic reform and public health.

Angela has been a Key Associate with Itad since 2012.

Nationality: British
Languages: Arabic (Colloquial), English (Fluent), French (Good understanding, fair speaking and writing), German (Poor)
Country Experience:

Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, China, Cyprus, Egypt, Ethiopia, Fiji, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Kiribati, Lebanon, Macedonia, Malawi, Mali, Mexico, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Romania, Rwanda, Singapore, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, USA, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia.

Qualifications:

1983 - 1984
M.A. Development Studies (by research thesis, Sudan)
University of Durham
1979 - 1982
B.A. Geography
University of Durham

Employment:

1985 - ongoing
Governance and Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist
Independent
Clients include DANIDA, DFID, EU, FCO, NGOs, Private Sector Consulting Groups, SDC, UNDP, UNICEF, WFP, WHO, World Bank.
2005 - 2010
Policy Programme Adviser
UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Over a five year period, supporting the development of human rights, economic governance, sustainable development, climate change and energy, global conflict prevention programmes; building institutional capability in policy based programme and project management procedures including advising on the development of appropriate governance systems and oversight arrangements, project appraisal and funding processes, monitoring and evaluation procedures.
2002 - 2004
Human and Institutional Development Lead Adviser
Crown Agents International
Developing and managing training courses covering: Modernising Public Sector Organisations (including Policy and Strategy Development in the Public Sector; Managing Structural Reform; Developing Management Systems and Processes; Performance Assessment and Development; Influencing External Relationships and Partnerships); Human and Institutional Development; Programme and Project Management (including Project Cycle Management, Implementing Successful Development Programmes, Managing Project Team Performance); Monitoring and Evaluation.
1989 - 1990
Deputy Director and East Africa Programme Manager
FARM-Africa

1986 - 1987
Research Associate
Centre for Overseas Research and Development, University of Durham
Including: Member of a Royal Geographical Society Expedition to Oman leading to research reports in the Journal of Oman Studies: 1. Markets and Marketing; Interdependence and Change in the Local Economy. 2. Economic Aspects of the Regional Fisheries
1985 - 1985
Research Assistant
Department of Geography, University of Durham
Research Assistant contributing to a programme investigating urban decline in Europe.
1984 - 1985
Research Assistant
Department of Geography, University of Durham
Post-graduate research assistant and MA thesis finalisation

Project Experience:

2016
Evaluation of Approaches to Build Capacity for Use of Research Evidence (BCURE)
(DFID/Itad) - Adviser
To lead the production of a VFM design document, that outlines how best to assess VFM based on the data being collected by BCURE projects; engage with BCURE programme evaluation leads to ensure they are collecting the right data for the purposes of the VFM analysis; conduct cross BCURE programme analysis of VFM and produce an internal VFM report for inclusion in an overall Synthesis report.
2016
Urbanisation and Infrastructure Research and Evaluation Manager (UIREM) – Nigeria programme (2013-17)
(DFID/ICF) - Lead Monitoring and Evaluation and VfM Specialist
Refinement of summative evaluation questions and evaluation framework; provision of expertise on Value for Money (VfM); participation in a two-week country visit and contribution to a summative evaluation report.
2016
Empowerment and Accountability Research Programme
(DFID/IDS/Itad ) - Itad Technical Lead
To explore the role of external actors in supporting social and political action (leading to a synthesis paper); to contribute to the design of operational research to understand what works for social and political action in different contexts; and to provide innovative monitoring and evaluation expertise.
2015 - Ongoing
Evaluation Manager for DFID Tanzania: Rural Roads and Livelihoods
(DFID/Itad) - Team Leader
To provide an independent assessment of the impact (of investment in rural road infrastructure on farmers/residents), effectiveness (outputs to outcome) and efficiency (inputs to outputs) of the Improving Rural Access in Tanzania (IRAT) programme, implemented by the President’s Office for Regional Administration and Local Government (PORALG).
2015 - 2016
Provision of Monitoring & Evaluation Services for the Conflict, Stability & Security Fund in East Africa
(Foreign and Commonwealth Office/Itad) - Strategic Advisor
To ensure that the design of services by the M&E Unit is carried out to a high standard, quality assuring deliverables and products, and providing technical inputs where required. The M&E Unit works alongside CSSF programme teams to generate information about the impact of programmes in East Africa on high level strand objectives and cross-cutting regional UK goals, in order to inform design and prioritisation of future programming.
2015
Evaluation of Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI)
(Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation) - Team Leader
To document CHAI’s model and how it is implemented in countries where CHAI is engaging with governments on their immunisation programs; to assess key competencies and processes in CHAI vaccines program that support the execution of its model; to assess the effectiveness of CHAI’s approach as it is implemented through key thematic areas of CHAI’s vaccines program; to develop with CHAI and the Foundation, concrete, specific and actionable recommendations to strengthen CHAI’s approach for achieving results in the vaccine delivery sector that can be useful to inform future strategic planning for the Foundation and CHAI’s vaccines work.
2014 - 2015
Results-based Payment Approaches in the Governance Sector
(OECD/Itad) - Lead Strategic and Technical Adviser
The objective of the consultancy is to provide better knowledge on the use of results based payment approaches in the governance sector, with special emphasis on public sector reform programmes. The consultancy will help identify the different modalities used in this area, particularly those that are more innovative and will analyse their potential and risk. Conclusions and recommendations will be provided to the DAC network on governance and the Effective Institutions Platform.
2014 - 2015
Mobilising for Development – Northern Nigeria
(DFID-Nigeria/GRM/Itad) - Technical and Results Director
Strategic lead on the technical direction and results architecture for a local governance programme (M4D) in the northern Nigerian states of Jigawa, Kaduna and Kano. M4D fosters innovation and “better fit approaches” to improve responsiveness and accountability of policy makers and service providers to citizens’ demands, especially those of adolescent girls (AG) and people with disability (PWD).
2014 - 2015
Study on Innovation in Public Sector Governance Reform
(OECD/IMC) - Team Leader
The objective of the study is to identify innovative experiences of development cooperation support to governance reform programmes and to explore options for possible replication. The study will help populate the Observatory of Public Sector Innovation (OPSI) with relevant innovation cases and will produce three reports: a review of innovative experiences; a guide to innovation for good governance programming and a policy brief on supporting innovative practices in the governance sector.
2014
Review of VFM in Economic Growth Portfolio
(DFID Nigeria) - Team Leader
Lead an assignment to review and provide specific recommendations for each of DFID Nigeria’s Economic Growth programmes and the overall Growth Team portfolio on how Nigeria’s growth programmes can improve measurement, monitoring and management to drive better Value for Money.
2014
Review of Public Administration Reform Programme
(Atos Consulting Limited) - M&E Adviser
Supported the development and strengthening of the new logframe for the Federal Public Administration Reform programme (FEPAR) to make sure it was well designed and serves as a robust tool to measure the performance of FEPAR.
2014
Governance Indicator Study
(DFID Nigeria) - Team Leader
Lead a study to develop and test a set of public sector governance indicators for the DFIDN portfolio. The key question the indicator set aims to answer is whether DFID’s programming and portfolio as a whole is focused on the right things to lead to a better government over time - and how to measure it. The study should also start to guide DFIDN’s way forward when preparing for the new phase of programming.
2013 - 2014
Formative Evaluation of Monitoring Results for Equity System (MoRES) Approach
(UNICEF/Itad) - Team Leader
Lead an evaluation designed to support continued efforts across UNICEF to articulate, develop and mainstream the MoRES approach by learning from experience. At the conceptual level the evaluation focuses on whether MoRES is substantively, logically and methodologically sound and has the potential to deliver better results for the most disadvantaged children. The assignment also includes country level analysis to distil lessons from the application of the MoRES approach with specific reference to the system’s determinants framework, barriers and bottleneck analysis and the extent to which MoRES incorporates a rights-based approach. The assignment includes theory of change analysis and an evaluability assessment.
2013 - 2014
Impact and Effectiveness Advice
(Voluntary Services Overseas) - Impact and Effectiveness Adviser
To advise VSO staff and the Chief Executive on any issues raised by the Independent Progress Review (Autumn 2012) of the Strategic Grant Agreement with DfID. This includes providing constructive challenge to the work of the organization wide Impact and Effectiveness Programme, designed in response to the review.
2013
Value for Money Training Programme
(British Council/Itad) - Lead Trainer
Planned outcomes include: a common basic level of VFM literacy; improved delivery to external clients. Planned outputs include: Increased understanding of donor VFM agendas and requirements; understanding of basic techniques that can be used to measure VFM across a variety of sectors; VFM evaluation plans for current projects.
2013
Evaluation of the Cooperation Strategy with Kenya 2009-13
(SIDA/Indevelop) - Team Leader
Team Leader of an assignment to assess to what extent Swedish development cooperation during the period has been effective, efficient, relevant and sustainable and what impact has been achieved. The assignment to be delivered in two parts: (i) Conduct a Poverty and Development Assessment to better understand development challenges and opportunities in Kenya and map and analyse the role of development partners and cooperation in Kenya (ii) Building on findings of the PDA, conduct an Implementation Evaluation of Strategy to identify what results have been achieved and what Sweden should propose to do in the upcoming cooperation period 2014-18.
2012 - 2013
M4D: Mobilising for the Development Goals Inception
(DFID-Nigeria/GRM/ Itad) - Results Director
Strategic lead on the design and management of M4D’s results architecture to ensure that M4M can and does measure and articulate its results clearly and robustly. Includes: ensuring development of the M4D M&E system, to ensure that the programme collects necessary and sufficient progress, performance, results and value for money information; advice and quality assurance on M4M reporting; oversight of required revisions to logframe and theory of change.
2012 - 2013
Evaluation study supporting overall performance management within the State Partnership for Accountability, Responsiveness and Capability Programme (SPARC)
(DFID-Nigeria/HTSPE/ Itad) - Lead Consultant
Lead Consultant of a team that will (1) document where SPARC supported work has resulted, or is started to result, in improvements in the efficiency and effectiveness with which supported State Governments use public resources; (2) As part of this to provide a more evaluative basis for SPARC’s reported performance against the programme logframe; (3) To selectively assess the efficiency and effectiveness with which SPARC has used resources to deliver outputs as verified under (2) and achieve results as documented under (1). The study will include a VFM assessment, which will cross-reference SPARC finance/MIS analysis against Annual and Quarterly Progress Reports and triangulated/synthesised evidence.
2012
To set out how value for money can best be monitored and measured in DFID Nigeria governance and conflict programming
(DFID-Nigeria/ Itad) - Consultant
The work to apply to established Nigeria governance programmes including activities on police and justice, state level planning and management, state level accountability, civil service reform, democracy and anti-corruption as well as new programming including activities on security, local government and gender.
2012
To produce a value for money framework for use by the Strategic Climate Institutions Programme (SCIP) team, Ethiopia
(DFID/ KPMG/ Itad) - Consultant
The framework to serve two purposes: to assist with programme management – including VfM implications for grantees of the SCIP fund and to inform and update the overall programme M&E structure.
2012
Adaptation of a synthesis study framework and methodology to meet the needs of the State Partnership for Accountability, Responsiveness and Capability Programme (SPARC)
(DFID/ Itad) - Lead Consultant
Lead Consultant of a team conducting a review of the 2011 synthesis study and designing a framework and methodology to cover a number of new states (with state-specific logframes) as part of a strategy for consolidation and expansion of the SPARC programme.
2012
Independent evaluation of the BetterAid and Open Forum Programmes
(SIDA/ Indevelop) - Team Leader
Team Leader for an evaluation to account to BA and OF membership and constituents and to donors and developing country government stakeholders for results achieved and lessons learned from a Euro 5m investment to develop and promote a framework for CSO development effectiveness and to achieve a greater and more meaningful involvement of CSOs in bringing change to aid effectiveness policy and practice.
2012
Addressing climate change by promoting low carbon climate resilient development in the UK Overseas Territories (Inception Phase)
(DFID/IMC) - Team Leader
Team Leader of a consultancy assignment (to include needs assessment, synthesis of evidence, comparative analysis of different approaches and analysis and description of options for implementation) to identify the scope and best way to deliver an appropriate climate change programme for the UK OTs, to support their progress towards low carbon climate resilient development.
2012 - 2012
Design of a 3E Framework for Tawanmandi
(DFID) - Consultant
To propose a 3E framework that DFID can use for assessing and/or measuring the VfM of Tawanmandi (Strengthening Civil Society in Afghanistan Programme).

Focussed specifically on measurement criteria, benchmarks, monitoring requirements and the relationship with the existing M&E framework.

2012 - 2012
Addressing climate change by promoting low carbon climate resilient development in the UK Overseas Territories (Inception Phase)
(DFID) - Team Leader
The purpose of the assignment is to identify the scope and best way to deliver an appropriate climate change programme for the UK OTs, to support their progress towards low carbon climate resilient

Needs assessment, synthesis of evidence, comparative analysis of different approaches and analysis and description of options for implementation.

2012 - 2012
Independent evaluation of the BetterAid and Open Forum Programs
(Sida) - Team Leader
Team Leader for an evaluation to account to BA and OF membership and constituents and to donors and developing country government stakeholders for results achieved and lessons learned from a Euro 5m investment to develop and promote a framework for CSO development effectiveness and to achieve a greater and more meaningful involvement of CSOs in bringing change to aid effectiveness policy and practice.
2011 - 2012
Sub Saharan Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) - Development of Governance Indicators
(World Bank) - Public Governance Expert
To carry out a survey and collect data which will identify the main governance issues in the transport sector in four SAA countries and against that background produce a report including the recommended methodology for data collection and monitoring that would define a selected set (by relevant sub-sector) of easily collectable advocacy performance indicators to measure transport sector governance at national level in the SSA region.
2011 - 2011
Strategic Business Skills for Project Managers
(GRM International ) - Workshop Design
Design of a workshop to develop Strategic Business Skills for Project Managers following GRM?s recent reorganisation, focusing on four areas: Strategic input into GRM?s direction; Client management; Financial management; HR management.
2011 - 2011
State Partnership for Accountability, Responsiveness and Capability (SPARC)
(DFID) - Evaluation Expert
An evaluations synthesis study to support performance management within SPARC: to document where SPARC supported work has resulted in improvements in the efficiency and effectiveness with which supported states use public resources; to provide a more evaluative basis for SPARC?s reported performance against the programme logframe; to selectively assess the efficiency and effectiveness with which SPARC has used resources to deliver outputs.
2011 - 2011
Final Evaluation of Strengthening Parliamentary Commission, Permanent Staff and Political Parties in the Macedonian Parliament
(Westminster Foundatin for Democracy) - Evaluator
Final 3 year review and evaluation of the project 'Strengthening Parliamentary Commission, Permanent Staff and Political Parties in the Macedonian Parliament' focusing on Access to Information, Rule of Law and Human Rights, Financial Oversight and Parliamentary Process and Management.
2011 - 2011
Justice Sector Reform Strategy
(UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office) - Governance Expert
Identification of niche areas in the Justice Sector where FCO project funding can make a positive difference in support of BE Sarajevo's Country Business Plan, with particular focus on implementation of Justice sector Reform Strategy, considering opportunities for leveraging other funding.
2011 - 2011
Review of the Programme in Support of the Ministry of Security
(UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office) - Evaluator
Review of the Programme in Support of the Ministry of Security, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Identification of Areas for Potential Future Investment in the Security Sector.
2010 - 2011
Operational Leadership Training Programme
(UN / WFP) - Facilitator
Delivery of an Operational Leadership Training Programme to Country and Regional Directors to facilitate more effective response to new WFP Strategic Plan and a more partnership based approach to food security. IMA International (Piloted Rome: April 2010; Delivered Beirut May 2010; Bangkok 2011. Training design and delivery.
2010 - 2011
Measuring the Impact and VFM of Governance Programmes
(DFID) - Governance Expert
Development of a methodology for testing the relevance and robustness of a range of indicators across a range of governance programmes to assess which are most suitable for different programming purposes; where indicators are unsuitable, to suggest better alternatives. To set out how value for money can best be measured in governance programming and whether current indicators have a role in this.
2010 - 2010
Evaluation of Partnership Programme Arrangement
(HelpAge International ) - Evaluator
Evaluation of Partnership Programme Arrangement to determine how far HelpAge has gone towards achieving the outcomes agreed with DFID as stated in the PPA performance framework and to derive lessons which will inform future strategies, programmes, approaches and set-up. (July 2010 on-going, including Mozambique programme assessment).
2010 - 2010
Development of HMG Performance Framework for Conflict Prevention
(Conflict Group) - Governance Expert
Assistance with development of HMG Performance Framework for Conflict Prevention, covering early warning systems, conflict resilience, knowledge management and strategic partnerships; including review of data sources and metrics and development of measurement flow charts.
2009 - 2010
Inter-departmental approach to strategic prioritisation
(Cross-government working group) - Governance Expert
Development through consultation and participatory engagement of an inter-departmental approach to strategic prioritisation, resource delivery and impact assessment applicable to counter-radicalisation, CBRN security reform and conflict prevention programmes across government.
2004 - 2010
International Development Training
(FCO with University of Wolverhampton and others) - Training Designer
Development and delivery of core courses for policy programme and project delivery to UK based and locally engaged staff across the network.
2009 - 2009
Evaluating for Security and Justice: Challenges and opportunities for improved monitoring and evaluation of security system reform programmes
(Saferworld) - M&E Expert
Member of Working Group supporting a research project: 'Evaluating for Security and Justice: Challenges and opportunities for improved monitoring and evaluation of security system reform programmes' focusing on donor-supported security system reform programmes, but with reference throughout to local ownership and capacity of M&E activities.
2009 - 2009
Delivering Targeted Effects to Counter Radicalisation
(British Council, DFID, FCO) - Evaluator
A review of process and an options analysis for improving performance and ownership.
2007 - 2009
Annual reviews of the programme of assistance to the Turkish Cypriot Administration
(European Commission) - Team Leader
Team leader for two annual reviews of the programme of assistance to the Turkish Cypriot Administration to assess the impact on public sector performance to date and to make recommendations for the future scope, governance and management arrangements to maximise ownership, effectiveness and impact.
2008 - 2008
Review of the effectiveness of a portfolio of civil society and NGO led projects
(FCO) - Team Leader
Team leader for a review of the effectiveness of a portfolio of civil society and NGO led projects funded in Romania between 2004-8 designed to enhance the EU integration process, including the spread of democracy, human rights and economic integration.
2007 - 2008
Assistance with Programme Design and M&E
(Afghan Drugs Inter-Departmental Unit) - Resident Advisor
Providing technical assistance, assisting with programme design, monitoring and evaluation; supporting change management and mentoring programme staff.
2007 - 2007
World Leadership Development Programme
(WAGGGS) - Training Designer
Design of modules for global delivery covering setting direction, communication, advocacy and programme/project management.
2007 - 2007
Strengthening the Legal Regime against Terrorism in Yemen
(UNODC) - Team Leader
Team leader for a review of a UN Office of Drugs and Crime Programme: Strengthening the Legal Regime against Terrorism in Yemen.
2007 - 2007
Global Opportunities Programmes for Counter-Terrorism
(UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office) - Lead Reviewer
Lead Reviewer of the Global Opportunities Programmes for Counter-Terrorism, Engaging with the Islamic World and Afghan Drugs Inter-Departmental Unit.
2006 - 2006
Performance Assessment and Impact Analysis of Strategic, Public Diplomacy and Bilateral Programmes
(FCO) - Team Leader
Leader of a team of ten consultants - Review of the FCO?s entire discretionary programme budget supporting all Policy Programmes (total value £115m) to determine achievements to date, to support the development of stronger oversight mechanisms, the identification of structural efficiencies and the appropriate allocation and devolution of strategic funds.
2005 - 2005
Course design and delivery
(Natural Resources International / DFID) - Trainer
Course on communication and scientific advocacy for DFID's Forestry Research Programme.
2005 - 2005
Review of the Global Opportunities Fund project appraisal procedures
(UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office) - Eval;uator
Review of the Global Opportunities Fund project appraisal procedures to improve access to the challenge fund for international NGOs and CBOs.
2003 - 2005
Support for the Debt Management Office - Organisational Review
(DFID) - Evaluator
Phase 2 of Support for the Debt Management Office - to undertake organisational review, facilitate key stakeholder meetings, identify and implement appropriate human resource development and M&E and performance management systems and develop appropriate training capacity building programme.
2004 - 2004
Organisational Assessment and Strategic Planning
(CHAD-ET (Ethiopian NGO) and European Commission) - Evaluator
Organisational Assessment and Strategic Planning, for EC funded NGO CHAD-ET, Ethiopia - to facilitate and develop an organisational development plan and associated strategic action programme.
2003 - 2004
Toolkit Development for International Consortium
(ChildHope) - Evaluator
Action Research with Children; Organisational Assessment and Development Toolkit; Training Cycle Management; Strategic Planning.
2003 - 2003
Course Design and Delivery
(Government of Vietnam / World Bank) - Trainer
Project Cycle Management; Lower Secondary Education Development Project.
2003 - 2003
Course Design and Delivery
(DFID) - Trainer
Course Design and Delivery - Programme/Project Cycle Management.
2002 - 2003
Rights-Based Global Activity Packs
(UNICEF / WAGGGS) - Researcher
Production of Rights-Based Global Activity Packs for the Triennial Theme: 'Our Rights, Our Responsibilities'.
2002 - 2003
M&E Training Course
(DANIDA / Ministry of Planning and Investment, Vietnam) - Course Designer and Trainer
Course Designer and Trainer. Programme/Project Cycle Management ? focusing on Appraisal, Monitoring and Evaluation.
2002 - 2003
Issues, Themes and Strategies for Development Management
(Institute for Development Studies, Univerisyt of Sussex) - Trainer
Co-ordination of annual two week course to update senior development managers on latest concepts and ideas shaping development thinking.
2002 - 2002
Organisational Assessment of the Phakama Team
(YFC/KZN (DFID funded South African NGO) - Evaluator
Organisational Assessment of the Phakama Team within YFC/KZN, Durban, South Africa to highlight the strengths and weaknesses in this non-government organisation with regards to implementing the HIV/AIDS community prevention programme and identify gaps which can be met through a range of measures, including training inputs.
2001 - 2002
Training Material Development
(British Council) - Capacity Building Expert
Development of Four Workbooks and Trainer Guidelines: Strategic Planning for Non-Government Organisations; Project Planning and the Logical Framework; Proposal Writing; Report Writing.
1999 - 2002
Review and Final Evaluation of Street Children Programmes
(ChildHope) - Evaluator
To determine whether objectives have been met; to make recommendations for addressing shortcomings; to help shape the future development of the programmes with appropriate involvement of Project Partners.
1998 - 2002
Programme development support
(European Youth Forum) - Adviser
Programme development support (for Western, Eastern and central Europe) across social exclusion, social protection, employment scheme development, citizenship education and development education strategies.
1991 - 2002
Vice Chair of Programme Board
(Womankind Worldwide) - Trustee and Vice Chair of Programme Board
Assisted in the development of: 'Development of an Issue-led Programme Strategy for Womankind Worldwide'
2001 - 2001
CEE Regional Capacity Building Programme
(ASIS (Romanian NGO)) - Evaluator
Strategic Visioning and Organisational Assessment for Associatia Springinerea Integrarii Sociale.
2001 - 2001
Feasibility Study for the Development of a Teaching Centre in Nairobi
(British Council) - Capacity Building Expert
To explore the business case for project management training in Kenya, including market definition, staff competencies, duration and structure of modules and to develop all appropriate training materials.
2001 - 2001
Facilitator of a Planning Workshop - Future Directions III
(RSPB) - Facilitator
To facilitate the development or an international strategy and planning framework including indicators; main activities and responsibilities across the global organisation.
2001 - 2001
Assessing the need for and commitment to devolution and structural re-organisation
(Swiss Agency for Development (SDC) and Co-operation) - Team Leader
Assessing the need for and commitment to devolution and structural re-organisation within the Department of Agriculture, North West Frontier Province, Pakistan and determination of Swiss Agency for Development and Co-operation support to UNDP Good Governance Project in the context of multi-donor support.
2001 - 2001
Agricultural Services Innovation and Reform Project (ASIRP)
(DFID) - Strategy Development
Recommend and design action plan for the development of forums for co-ordination and collaboration between extension and educational institutions and design implementation strategy for extension/education sector collaborative programme.
2001 - 2001
Poverty Elimination through Rice Research Assistance Project (PETRRA)
(DFID) - Trainer/Evaluator
Training in research management cycle; participatory review process for the technology uptake forum; review of the conceptual development of the focal research and uptake pathway area concept. International Rice Research Institute.
2000 - 2000
Assessing the success or failure of different types of training intervention
(DFID) - Capacity Building Expert
Department of Agricultural Extension, Bangladesh: to identify factors that contribute to the success or cause the failure of different types of training intervention; to produce a checklist of issues relevant to the design of DAE training; to select training models for piloting within DAE; to produce an evaluation checklist; to outline a process and timetable for a revised training approach.
2000 - 2000
Mid Term Review of PRIP Trust Project
(SDC) - Team Leader
International Team Leader of Mid Term Review of PRIP Trust Project: an NGO capacity building programme supported by CIDA and SDC: to review the relevance and validity of the project; to reassess the market niche of PRIP; to review performance over plans and targets; to review project co-ordination mechanisms and strategies to make the organisation sustainable financially and institutionally.
2000 - 2000
Building Capacity for Local Control of Food Security and Livelihood Systems in Africa
(Gaia Foundation and DFID) - Programme Design
Programme design and organisational capacity assessment; establish monitoring and performance reporting systems for participatory programme control.
2000 - 2000
Review of National Partnership Initiatives Fund allocation procedures and outcomes
(DFID) - Evaluator
Review of National Partnership Initiatives Fund allocation procedures and outcomes. Made recommendations for improved good practice in concept and proposal appraisal based on existing or new criteria and guidelines.
1999 - 2000
Development of HID Strategy for Swiss Agency for Development and Co-operation Country Programme in Bangladesh
(Swiss Development Co-operation) - Capacity Building Expert
Report 'Strengthening Human and Institutional Development Competencies in Bangladesh' led to identification of lead capacity building organisations and strategies for Swiss Government?s Bangladesh and Asia Aid Programme.
1996 - 2000
Evaluation of a School Health Promotion Programme
(AHRTAG / EU / DFID) - Evaluator
Strategic review of programme progress and future plans: to review project objectives; to broadly assess progress towards achieving objectives; to assess and recommend improvement in the monitoring system; to review external factors influencing the work; to make recommendations for project improvement. (main evaluation 1996-98; follow-up 2000)
1998 - 1998
Training Workshop
(European Youth Forum) - Facilitator
'Thinking Objectively' A training workshop for the European Youth Forum
1998 - 1998
Training Module Development
(WAGGGS) - Training Designer
Development of 'Working with Refugee Women and Girls' (Guidelines and Training Modules)
1996 - 1996
Workshop on Sustainable Livelihoods
(University of Chiang Mai, Thailand) - Trainer
For delegates from a range of government and non-government organisations.
1995 - 1995
African Society, Economy, Politics and Modern Thought: A Fundraising Strategy
(African Centre) - Researcher
Research and development of a report 'African Society, Economy, Politics and Modern Thought: A Fundraising Strategy'.
1987 - 1990
Oman National Development Plan
(British Council/Government of Oman) - Adviser
Adviser providing consultancy services within the framework of the National Development Plan; to provide technical advice and recommendations to improve the overall efficiency of the agricultural marketing network; Public Authority for Marketing Agricultural Produce, Sultanate of Oman.
1984 - 1084
Joint Nutrition Support Programme
(UNICEF/WHO) - Researcher
Scoping study to investigate the potential for income generating projects for Beja tribeswomen in the Red Sea Hills Province.
1982 - 1984
Socioeconomic Impact of the Gezira Irrigation Scheme on Women in Central Sudan
(UNDP / University of Gezira, Sudan) - Researcher
Establishment of Documentation Centre within the UNDP financed Population Studies Centre supporting a range of research programmes across Central Sudan; lead researcher focusing on a programme studying the Socioeconomic Impact of the Gezira Irrigation Scheme on Women in Central Sudan.