TAA CV - Ms Elizabeth Kiff

Personal data
Year of Birth: 1960 TAA Member No: 517
Contact Address: Milestone
Headley Heath Approach
Surrey KT20 7LL
Nationality: British
Permanent Phone Number: 00 44 (0)1737 843579 Mobile Phone No: 00 44 (0)7773 205896
Email Address: lizkiff@yahoo.com Personal Webpage: www.theNRGroup.net
Record of posts and assignments
Year Job Title Organisation Country Responsibilities
Feb-December 2015 Rural Development and Livelihoods Consultant EU Programme Evaluation Pakistan Evaluation of Rural Development and Livelihood based projects within the programme
July-September 2015 Evaluation of Plantwise Asia Programme CABI Plantwise Programme Pakistan, Vietnam, Sri Lanka Evaluation of Plant Health Clinic networks within Plantwise Programme in selected countries in Asia
Dec 2014-Sept 2015 Agricultural Development Consultant IFAD, Office of Evaluation The Gambia Evaluation of Rural Development and Livelihood initiatives within Country Programme.
Nov 2013-March 2014 Farming Systems Expert FAO Myanmar Improved Cropland Management as part of Climate Change Mitigation programme. Project formulation with FAO and Government of Myanmar on GEF funded programme.
Sept 2012-Jan 2013 Natural Resource Management Evaluator EU, WS Atkins India Poverty reduction in rural India through development of community-based approaches to natural resource management at local, state and national levels. EU and Aga Khan Foundation co-financed project in Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh, with outreach in three further states.
March - June 2012 Team Leader UNEP Kenya, Zambia, Ethiopia Team Leader for the terminal evaluation for UNEP/ GEF of the project Removing Barriers to Invasive Plant Management in Africa. Includes Theory of Change Analysis and full Inception Report and Final Report production.
Skills, expertise and qualifications
Principal Discipline:  Rural Development, Agriculture, Environmental Assessment, Livelihoods
Subsidiary fields:
Higher education: University of Reading, 1978-1982 BSc (Hons) Agricultural Botany University of East Anglia (School of Development Studies), 1988-1989 MSc in Agricultural Research and Development Rothamsted Experimental Station, 1991 Multivariate analysis statistical training Cranfield School of Management, 1992 General Management for Specialists University of London, Wye College, 1995 Environmental assessment and management in agricultural development Brunel Management Programme, 1996 Management of Research and Development Purdue University, USA, 2000 Medicinal Plants University of Surrey, September 2005-2011 Post-graduate diploma in Environmental Strategy Coaching Academy, UK, 2008 Certificate in Coaching National Police Improvement Agency, UK, 2009 Positive Action Leadership Programme, certificate
Countries worked in:  Bhutan, Botswana, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Nepal, Pakistan, Phillippines, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tajikistan, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Languages: English, French, Cebuano
Last Updated: 28/10/2015