TAA CV - Ms Sally Ann Bastow

Personal data
Year of Birth: 1957 TAA Member No: 70
Contact Address: PO Box 1481
Nationality: British
Permanent Phone Number: +265 993 946823 Mobile Phone No:
Email Address: sallybann@yahoo.co.uk Personal Webpage:
Record of posts and assignments
Year Job Title Organisation Country Responsibilities
2011 Consultant Malawi Farm Income Diversification Programme
2009 - 2010 Senior Monitor Danish Management Zimbabwe Malawi EU: Result-Oriented Monitoring Mission. Responsible for monitoring progress against targets of NGO food aid/ food security grant supported projects & recommending improvements
2009 to date Planning, M&E Consultant NAADS Uganda NAADS: National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) Programme. Responsible for assignments related to M&E, including training staff in specialised database development, programming (SQL and Visual Basic) and management
2003-08 Planning, M&E Adviser/Team Leader GFA/NAADS Uganda BASKET/NAADS: National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS).Working closely with programme staff, improving the efficiency of planning, M&E processes and procedures by fine-tuning the existing strategy & framework, thereby increasing NAADS' capacity to implement more effectively
2000-02 M&E Adviser EME Ltd Lesotho IDA/GTZ/DFID: Agricultural Policy & Capacity Building Project. Developing capacity of HQ and district staff in the concepts of M&E, setting up an M&E system for Min of Agriculture
1997-99 M&E Specialist Agrisystems Ghana IDA: National Agricultural Extension Project Setting up an M&E system and associated MIS and reporting system; training staff in their use; follow-up visits to set up impact system
1997 M&E/Institutional Develop-ment Specialist FAI Zambia EU: Mid-Term Review of the Micro Projects Programme Evaluation of the Micro Projects Social Sector Programme
1995-97 M&E Specialist RWA Zambia SIDA: Economic Expansion in Outlying Areas Project Setting up an M&E system and MIS/reporting system at all levels; training staff on use/application of system; follow-up visit to adjust & monitor the system
1994-96 Management Information Specialist/Computer Programmer Private (various) UK PRIVATE: Data management; report formats; programming & customising software to improve data management/staff efficiency; software & system support; training staff in data management, software, programming & maintenance.
1994 M&E Specialist Agrisystems Kenya IDA/IFAD: Second National Extension Project, Mid-Term Review. Assessed adequacy of internal project monitoring/evaluation; womens access to extension services; impact of M&E information on extension management
1992-93 Agricultural Economist/M&E Specialist Kabwe Smallholder Dev Proj Zambia EU: Kabwe Smallholder Development Project Designing, analyzing/ interpreting surveys; cost-benefit analyses; project M&E; training; statistics; participatory planning/ appraisal
1991-92 M&E Evaluation Officer HTS Zambia ODA: Central Province District Development Programme Preparing asset inventories; evaluating micro-projects; computing; designing provincial/district plans; budgets; PRAs
1989/90 Projects Co-ordinator/ Management Information Specialist HTS Sudan ODA/EU: Field office support. Liaising with project officers, government departments & aid agencies; staff matters; office accounts; computer training; office/staff management
Skills, expertise and qualifications
Principal Discipline:  Project Management
Subsidiary fields: Administration/Accountancy, Agricultural Economics, Computer Application, Extension, Gender in Development, Monitoring & Evaluation, Participatory Development, Training
Higher education: MSc Ag Econ: Reading University, 1984. PG Dip Ag Econ: Reading University, 1983 BA (Hons) Latin American Studies: Portsmouth Polytechnic, 1979
Countries worked in:  Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Sudan, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Languages: English (MT); French (fair); Spanish (fair)
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