Social Development Consultant, has over twenty years experience in social protection (social impact assessments) and social development (sustainable, socio-economic -community- development). Experience gained working worldwide (including 21 African countries; Anglophone and Francophone) with the United Nations, European Union, World Bank, DFID, African Governments, African and Asian Development Banks, NGOs, the corporate sector (transport, energy and mining), education establishments and the media. With a PhD in Social Analysis of Post Apartheid Community Development her skills developed include: Social Impact Assessments and socio-economic baselines for Resettlement Action Plans – using a community consultation/stakeholder empowerment and risks/benefits approach; Community Social Development and Livelihoods Analysis focus on environment and rural development; Participatory Appraisal and Community Needs Assessments; Socio-economic and Community Analysis; Poverty, situation and policy analysisincluding stakeholder assessment, identification of interest groups, human rights issues and government and community liaison; Governance Assessment and Institutional Strengthening; Policy Advice for Poverty Reduction Strategies(mainstreaming gender and environmental issues); Teaching, training and capacity building – workshops and lectures as well as dissemination of information through radio, video, CD Rom and publications ranging from academic to public relations and policy guidelines for governments and multilateral organizations.
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Country Experience: Albania, Algeria, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, China, Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinee, Iceland, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Libya, Malaysia, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Niger, Philippines, Romania, Rwanda, Senegal, Singapore, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, UK, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe