Capacity Building & Training

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Terry A.

Years of Expereince

Over 40 years

Terry has over 40 years of experience in civil litigation, gender issues, lobbying, human rights and capacity building training. She has assisted judges and lawyers with law reform efforts and provided free civil legal services to low-income people in areas of violence, civil rights, housing and more.

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Martin M.

Years of Expereince

Over 25 years

Dr. Martin is an agribusiness expert with over 30 years of experience. His expertise covers monitoring and evaluation, trainings, capacity building, agro-financing, technical expertise including technology solutions. He has many years of vast and diversified working experience in EU project cycle management.

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Marie M.

Years of Expereince

Over 10 years

Marie specialises in project design, development and capacity building training for nonprofit organisations. She has over 10 years of first-hand experience in reviewing and writing grant proposals. She is an expert in capacity development and training, project and program management, fundraising, monitoring and evaluation. Marie is also experienced in establishing partnerships, managing donor portfolio and reviewing grant proposals on donors behalf. 

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Moho C.

Years of Expereince

Over 20 years

Moho is an environmental and impact assessment expert. She undertook a number of types of assessments. These include end-of-project, mid-term, regular monitoring, performance assessments and research based assessments. Areas for evaluation include climate change, disaster, environment, water, sanitation, and public finance. Many of these projects have also involved project management and monitoring.

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Devendra A.

Years of Expereince

Over 22 years

Devendra is a pollution and renewable energy expert. He specialises in air pollution, project and program management, hydropower and solar. He worked on project for World Health Organisation, Agriculture Development Bank, Center for Renewable Energy, Asian Development Bank and many other projects in Nepal.

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Genevieve B.

Years of Expereince

Over 15 years

Senior environmental and social consultant with 15 years of experience in environmental assessment, biodiversity conservation, project management and sustainability. Strong sectorial experience in renewable energy, mining, and infrastructures projects. Excellent operational knowledge of benchmarking projects with World Bank, IDB Environmental and Social Safeguards and IFC Performance Standards.

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Jonathan L.

Years of Expereince

Over 40 years

Jonathan is an agriculture expert that provides services such as analysis of cropping systems, investment risk & opportunity assessment, technology solutions, project appraisals, feasibility studies, value chain and awareness raising. He provides advice, consultancy and commercial services in agronomy, crop protection, agri-business, produce marketing and management, in a multi-cultural environment, to private and public sector.

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Nancy W.

Years of Expereince

Over 27 years

Nancy developed unified global strategy for youth activation and engagement across 40 country offices in all 5 continents. Coached staff in Vision/Mission alignment, developed common narrative for focused fundraising effort; redefined strategic goals and deliverables for global consistency. Redesigned financial budgeting process to properly resource for global goals/ alignment. Established global youth council, launched global storytelling initiative, instilled mandatory impact evaluations pre and post training.

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Chanthy S.

Years of Expereince

Over 30 years

Chanthy is a senior agriculture expert with expertise in farming, research, studies such as settlement and social analysis. The expert has also prepared and implemented training of trainers on food security. His expertise extends to M&E, Public-Private Partnerships, value chain, and developed research tools, and methodologies to analyze and conduct a research on urban poverty assessment for LEAP (Livelihood Enhancement and Association of the Poor) Project. Interacted with local governments, NGOs and MFIs.

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Brand M.

Years of Expereince

Over 30 years

Brad is an assessment expert. He provides monitoring and evaluation services, project coordination, capacity building, strategy development, fundraising, performance improvement to clients such a UN Humanitarian, US government, UBS, NESsT and others. Brand also a public health expert and has improved maternal and child heath in Malawi, through preparation and execution of national, five-year plans to control diarrheal diseases, measles and malaria.

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Lars S.

Years of Expereince

Over 33 years

Born in Norway, and currently living both there and in Bulgaria, Lars is trained as a social anthropologist. He works on development cooperation since more than 30 years. He founded and manages Supras Limited, two consulting firms registered in Bulgaria and Norway. His expertise includes project management, social / institutional analyses, capacity building, and strategic communication. Supras works in Africa, Middle East, South Asia and Eastern Europe / Balkans, with a focus on civil society and its relationships with the public and private sectors, in the context of broader issues like governance, inclusion, participation and transparency.

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Muhammad S

Years of Expereince

Over 24 years

Muhammad is a Monitoring and Evaluation expert. His has strong knowledge of international evaluation standards, OECD-DAC criteria, and knowledge of monitoring and evaluation methodologies. Development of and maintenance of Monitoring and Evaluation Plans and Result Framework. Development of monitoring and evaluation tool. Skills for collection of qualitative / quantitative data / information identification of lessons learnt (positive or negative) and its analysis. Assessment and reporting on ongoing, midterm and final program results. Skills for holding focus group discussion and individual meeting. Skills for conducting baseline, midline and end line assessments. Data/information collection its analysis and preparation of monitoring and evaluation reports. Skills related to process, performance and impact evaluation.

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Pallavi S.

Years of Expereince

Over 23 years of experience

Pallavi has helped PE firms integrate sustainability efforts into their African portfolio companies. She has advised RE project developers on financing opportunities and strategy for solar and biomass initiatives in Asia and Africa, advised an Asian bank and Latin American bank on development of its new business line for energy efficiency (EE) and RE investments. She also specialises in market assessments. One of such market assessments included advice on expansion opportunities for biomass energy technology sales to ten emerging market countries including India, China and Brazil.

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Rauno L.

Years of Expereince

38 years

Having born, grown up and worked since childhood in Finnish forests it was a natural to me to graduate as MSc in Forestry at University of Helsinki with major in Marketing of Forest Products. My scholastic as well as hand-on experience cover the entire forestry sector from leading of long-term, national level strategic master plans to hands-on training of forest workers and what is in between. I fathom how to run forest-based projects in a sustainable manner both in developed and developing countries. I am capable to work in 5 languages and have led big multi-disciplinary teams in various cultural and religious environments.

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Nicholas R.

Years of Expereince

29 years

Nicholas is an experienced in Smallholder Tropical Agriculture and Horticulture farming systems, markets linkages and value chain analysis. He also specialises in monitoring and evaluation including GIS, training, policy support and development, research agronomist and strategy development. He has been a project manager for Private, Public and International Development sectors, with expertise in the management of project scope, quality, schedule, cost, people, contracts, communications and risk. He provided overseas development assistance for whole project cycle including concept, design, implement, close out, review for agencies including USAID, USDA, DFAT, FAO

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Gerard M.

Years of Expereince

34 years

In the area of Green Business, Gerard has 30 years experience in energy efficiency improvements in the Industrial and commercial sectors. Energy Audits – he has conducted a detailed energy audit of factories, facilities and buildings. Gerard has conducted over 400 energy audits in this area covering all aspects of industrial processes including food and drink, chemical and pharmaceuticals, general manufacturing, metals, aluminum, bauxite, rolling mills, plastic and rubber and many more. Additionally, he also do co-generation systems analysis, refrigeration improvements, pumping systems energy savings, including setting up energy management systems - ISO 50001 and metering requirements.

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Stephan B.

Years of Expereince

41 years

Stephan is an agricultural economist with a master’s degree in agricultural economics and with more than 40 years experience in the agricultural industry in South Africa. We have advanced knowledge, excellent practical experience and insight into the international and national macro/micro-economic and agricultural economic developments which have a determined impact on the driving forces behind the profitability and sustainability of commercial agricultural production and marketing, food security, value chains and bio-fuels development.

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Peter VDF

Years of Expereince

50 years

Peter is an agriculture with over 45 years of experience. His expertise cover monitor and evaluation, policy, social and anthropological research, capacity building, field study on economic, environmental and cultural implications, complex evaluation missions, poverty reduction, awareness raising, trainer of design and implementation of the stakeholder approach, project cycle management and future scenario structuring to organize adaptation to effects of climate change.

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Liam E.

Years of Expereince

42 years

Liam is an asset management engineer with over 30 years’ experience of project, business and facilities management internationally to construction, mining, energy, engineering, property and national governments.

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John C.

Years of Expereince

40 years

John is a professionally qualified in agricultural marketing economics and agricultural engineering. A Chartered Engineer, he has project management and consulting experience in a wide range of regions and countries. My principal areas of expertise are the management of agricultural and rural development projects, with particular reference to agribusiness development, marketing, post-harvest processing, packaging, storage and distribution. John also has a strong background in agricultural machinery engineering and farm mechanisation, and solid experience in irrigation principles and practice, and in support to irrigation service providers and Water Users Associations.

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Dr. Heinrich S.

Years of Expereince

24 years

Dr. Hendrick is an an environmental scientist (FernUniversität Hagen) and a biologist (Frankfurt / Hanover). He has promoted biological pest control in maize camps in West Africa (Benin and Togo) and evaluated his master thesis resource governance of forests in Cameroon and Indonesia. He works on the following topics: Environmental and climate indicators; Rating Tools development and CSR communication.

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Bob H.

Years of Expereince

35 years

Bob Hesterman has 32 years of professional experience in development and humanitarian cooperation, especially in GRANT PROPOSAL (TENDER BID) WRITING and PROJECT EVALUATION. He is all-round, fluent in English and French, pro-active and stress-resistant. He has strong analytical skills and is known by clients for going the extra mile. He has collaborated with clients from different sectors like: INGOs (ICCO, Oxfam Novib, SNV, Hivos, Agriterra, Red Cross, IFRC, HealthNet/TPO, World Council of Churches, SOS Children’s Villages, EEPA), national NGOs (Isis-WICCE, Haitian Red Cross), governments and embassies (Netherlands, Tanzania, Rwanda), the private sector (Rietman Logistics), the UN (UNDP/UNHCR, UNICEF), and universities (Amsterdam, Florida, Tilburg).

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Johannes S.

Years of Expereince

24 years

Johannes Reinier Schot is an international development expert specializing in humanitarian work, organizational research, institutional strengthening and financial sustainability. He worked for several years as the Secretary General for the International Fellowship of Reconciliation (IFOR). John has more than 20 years of field experience in Sub Sahara Africa, Asia, South America, the Balkan and the Former Soviet Union.

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Jeffrey L.

Years of Expereince

32 years

Jeffrey is an international Education consultant with over 25 years experience in designing and delivering training in both the public and private sectors. He is experienced in development planning for TVET and Higher Education institutions. The expert has been a TVET teacher and trainer education for over 20 years. Additionally, he has substantial experience in project management, including several team leaderships (EC and other donors).

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Subramaniam R.

Years of Expereince

32 years

Subramaniam is a construction and renewable energy expert. He is an engineer with expertise in preparing tender documents & inviting tenders for the supply of goods & services for the construction of a major Government Hospital, evaluating the responses and preparing the comparative statements for the Superintending Engineer to make decisions. The expert conducted number of feasibility studies and capacity building on behalf of International Development Agencies such as UNIDO, UNDP and World Bank. Services include risk assessment, baseline studies, market assessment and financial analysis. He also adviseded SMEs specialising in a small gadget or system through one of the renewable energy system viz. Solar or Wind or Biogas for daily use and also directed them towards state-owned commercial banks with a view to request them to help finance their individual sales of green energy systems.

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Russell G.

Years of Expereince

35 years

Training, mentoring, support, change management. Russue is a specialist in results-based management, monitoring and evaluation, theories of change, and use of these methods in complex/adaptive environments. Cynefin framework approach. The expect advises on strategic design and implementation of systems that are user-oriented and fit for purpose. He is a qualified adult teacher and former permanent staff of the European Commission in Brussels.

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Mohammad Y.

Years of Expereince

36 years

The expert has 33 years of experience in Education , Vocational Training and Human Resource Development . His expertise also covers: Organization and Department Development Skills gained through working as a director at Ministry of Education, Vocational Training Corporation, Saudi Bin Laden Group, AlQuds College and GIZ; Research skills gained through preparing PHD and MA degrees in addition to the implementing tracer studies for vocational education graduates and training need assessment analyses. He developed key performance indicators and assessment criteria and assessed of training institutions gained through working at Ministry of Education and international companies.

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Horace C.

Years of Expereince

40 years of experience

Senior training developer, institutional, capacity building, and HR management/development specialist with over 40 years of experience. Mr. has 40 years experience designing and producing training and capacity building programs, including training plans and programs on procurement, ICT, energy and environmental issues, health, and tax administration, transportation. He has also planed and implemented awareness building campaigns, and designed advocacy programs. He has worked in most of the developing countries worldwide including Indonesia, the Philippines, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, India, China, Egypt, Albania, and Singapore.

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Arthur D.

Years of Expereince

46 years

Arthur is an experienced organizational, institutional and human resources development Industrial Psychologist, with more than 30 years of technical assistance in institutional reform and human resources. As institutional development expert. The expert has over 30 years of experience in 40 countries by providing technical assistance to public and private institutions, and also to institutions where he worked as an adviser to the managing director. That expertise covers restructuring to determine staffing requirements, redesign structure of the institution, preparing change management plan to guide implementation of new structure, monitoring and evaluation of change, and performance management implementation.

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