Leadership training titled Champions for Change scaling food security in Africa within the context of Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (January-December 2011). The over 800 champions who underwent transformative leadership training were drawn from Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Southern Sudan. Working across public, civil society, university and private sector institutions, Africa Lead seeks to ensure that there are leaders trained to maintain a critical mass of food security “Champions” who will drive agriculture-led development by leading and implementing the Regional and National Agriculture Investment Plans within the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Program (CAADP) framework. Africa Lead is a program sponsored by the U.S. government’s Agency for International Development (USAID). b. High Level Champions for Change for Cabinet Ministers and Member of Parliament for Uganda Government. c. USAID/Capacity to Improve Agriculture and Food Security (CIAFS)/Ethiopia: Champions for Change Leadership Training-May 2011, Adama city, Ethiopia.2
CLIMATE SMART AGRICULTURE-Nairobi, October 24-27,2011, Nairobi Kenya. Program Design Workshop Facilitation
The CAADP Climate-Smart Agriculture Workshop focused on approaches for effective program design of climate-smart agriculture in support of both country and regional CAADP investment plans. Climate-smart agriculture incorporates practices that increase productivity, efficiency, resilience, adaptive capacity, and mitigation potential of production systems. The workshop addressed how to integrate climate change, water, and natural resources management into existing and proposed agricultural and food security programs to increase productivity, sustainability of investments, and climate resilience. The workshop explored natural resources and water management issues critical to agriculture, identify challenges of climate variability and change, and examine practices that build improved, more resilient, and productive agricultural systems
European Union-Kenya Government-Community Development Trust Fund:
a. Project management support for participatory integrated conservation and management of the upper and lower Nzoia River Basin Projects (March-September 2010). Project redesign, implementation and development of community based monitoring tools for 26 community based organizations implementing the project along river Nzoia catchment (March-September 2010). b. Project management support for implementing Upper and Lower Nzoia River Basin Post election Peace Building Initiative in North Rift, Western and Nyanza Provinces. c. Enterprise development training and business plan development for Ndakaini Environmental Conservation and Poverty Reduction Project Programme (Central Province Kenya).
World Bank/ Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA)-September 2011-March 2012)
Capacity Building in Management and Leadership for Regional Centres of Excellence (RCoE) The assignment provided training for 40 senior members of the EAAPP implementation teams from the four EAAPP countries (Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania),it equipped them with the tools and skills to be more effective research managers, thereby enhancing the potential for the RCoEs to deliver the expected outputs. The training to ensured sound management and leadership of RCoEs and transforming them into leading agricultural technology centres that have established research, dissemination, and training capacity that distinguishes them as a leaders in the region and beyond. The assignment is delivered in Module 1, Technical backstopping and review and module 2.
Nile Basin Initiative/NELSAP/NEL Water Resources Development Projects-September 2011-March 2012
Diagnostic analysis on Environmental Management Issues on the proposed project(s): Identification of a multipurpose Water Resource Development Project on (i) The Yala River Basin, and (ii) The Gucha-Migori River Basin, Kenya, being implemented by a consortium consisting of BRL Ingenierie, HYDROPHIL and ORGUT/RAI.
Norwegian Embassy Kampala/ Sweden Embassy Nairobi/ East Africa Community/Lake Victoria Basin Commission -September-October 2011.
Assignment: End Review of Mount Elgon Regional Ecosystem Conservation Programme (MERECP).
National Council of Person with Disability (NCPWD) May –August 2010
a. Development Monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems b. Staff Performance Appraisal
Kenya Investment Authority- Integrity Systems Development& Training March-May 2010
a. Conducting Corruption baseline Survey for KenInvest b. Development of Kenya Investments Anti-corruption Policy and Code of Conduct c. Designed and deliver Integrity workshop to KenInvest senior management and staff
The USAID National Monitoring and Evaluation support for two years targets a number of Kenyan agencies. The agencies include the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) to plan and implement the 2008 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey, Kenya Service Provision Assessment (KSPA) Survey and the 2009 Kenya population census. The second agency is the National AIDS Control Council (NACC) to strengthen capacity of its M&E unit and the third include five Demographic Surveillance Systems (DSS) sites (Kilfi, Kisumu, Rusinga, Nairobi Urban and Kibera) to collect and report on HIV/AIDS related mortality data. These activities will strengthen the capacity of the Government of Kenya (GOK) National Health Management Information Systems and institutions to collect, analyze, collate, report, disseminate and use routine and survey data in planning and critical decision making. This project was being implemented in partnership with SCI Koimburi Tucker and company.
a.RAI is supporting the programme through capacity building partner Social Impact in capacity improvements of implementing partners in Coast and Rift Valley region on; Resource mobilization strategy and plans development; conflict resolution/post election crisis programming, documentation of lessons and emerging good practice, program exit strategies and mentoring implementing partners. The NGOs supported include: KNOTE (Naivasha), Self Help Africa(SHA-Nakuru); ACK Eldoret-community support services; Voi Youth Forum; OLPADEP; Solidarity with women in distress(SOLWODI-K); COPE Kenya; Malindi Education Development Association(MEDA),YATTA and SCOPE. b. Documentation Lessons learned in Coast, Rift Valley and Nyanza provinces c. Development of Resource mobilization Training Module for NGOs and CBOs d. Development of Financial management module for Community organizations
WorldWide Fund for Nature (WWF)
a.WWF-LVCEEP: Development of participatory community monitoring tools and training LVCEEP Executants and their core team members on use of the tools (June-August 2010). b. Organizational capacity assessment for community based Natural Resource Management in East Africa (February-April 2008.) Organizational capacity assessment was undertaken for community based Natural Resource management with Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. The findings provided capacities of key governmental institutions (central and local level), selected NGOs and Community based organizations focusing on Forestry Wildlife, Fisheries and Marine resource.
International Planned Parenthood Federation, Africa Region (IPPF Africa) Region.
Evaluation of the extent to which sexual Reproductive Health Services are provided to hard to reach populations in Kenya, Uganda and Malawi( 2008-2009). The study came up with recommendations that are used in reviewing the strategy for reaching the hard to reach populations with sexual reproductive health services.
Participatory development of HIV/AIDS Behaviour Change Communication Strategy (BCC) for UNDP supported Recovery and Rehabilitation Programme (RRP) in Gogrial East County of Warrap State of Southern Sudan. Participatory development of a County Health Strategy for Gogrial East County of Warrap State of Southern Sudan. Evaluation of a Post-conflict Reproductive Health intervention program supported by UNDP in Gogrial East County of Warrap state in Southern Sudan.
Evaluation of OMEGA programme. This a 8-year disability programme implemented by PACT IN/PACT KENYA in Southern Sudan, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Uganda, DRC Congo, Sierra Leone and Kenya