TAA CV - Mr Vince Hart

Personal data
Year of Birth: 1956 TAA Member No: 1225
Contact Address: 11, St Michaels Lane
Bolton le Sands
Nationality: British
Permanent Phone Number: +44 1524 825105 Mobile Phone No:
Email Address: vince.hart@hartnet.eu Personal Webpage:
Record of posts and assignments
Year Job Title Organisation Country Responsibilities
10/14- 12/14 Team Leader GIZ Kirstin Krause kerstin.krause@giz.de Afghanistan Formulation of Community Based Agriculture and Rural Enterprise Programme 2015-2019 Euro 102 m. Aimed at improving sustainable licit agricultural production in both quantitative and qualitative terms Focus on sub district interventions through Farmer Field Schools and Farmer Learning Resource Networks and capacity building/change management at the central level Assessment of the institutional and organizational frameworks required to support cross sector services, agricultural supply chain, and market and value chain development. Analysis of Climate Change Impacts, NRM and disaster management through soil erosion control and effective community based, pro poor, catchment management planning Comprehensive Description of Action document for EU/GIZ cooperation programme produced
02/14- 06/14 Team Leader Community Resilience Programme IRD for Dept of Foreign Affairs , Australia Country Manager, Australian Afghanistan Afghanistan DFAT selected five international non-government organisations to work with Afghan civil society organisations to deliver agreed projects under this Programme. Implementation of the Programme will be over four years, with up to AUD30 million allocated to projects. The Programme aligns with commitments made in Australias aid policy, to reduce poverty, increase food security and help rural communities become more resilient to shocks. It was to be rolled out in the 10 most northerly provinces of Afghanistan until the Australian Aid policy and funding changed
06/13-12/13 Business Development/ Project Manager RINICOM Ltd Prof Garik Markarian garik@rinicom.com (EU Framework 7) Europe Research, Development, Support and Marketing for a small but dynamic technology company which specialised in identifying promising research concepts, taking them through proof of concept, proto type development, market testing, manufacturing and marketing. (see www.rinicom.com) Achieved a Queens Award for Industrial Achievement 2013
10/12-03/13 Team Leader SIM spa for the World Bank and Ministry of Agriculture Dott. Dario Caccamisi dario.caccamisi@gmail.com (WB/MAIL funding) Afghanistan Independent Final Impact Evaluation of $70m Flagship Afghan Government Project Data collection and analysis from primary and secondary sources including core M & E data, field survey, stakeholder workshops, key informants structured interviews and technical documentation Recruited, trained, and mobilised gender balanced survey teams to 5 provinces Specific evaluation dimension related to female participation at project and beneficiary levels Undertook comprehensive quantitive and qualitative analysis of substantial data collected Considered circa 70 project impacts as part of the analysis Provided detailed conclusions and extensive recommendations in line with the National Priority Programme framework for new a US$100 m multi dimensional programme Specific recommendation on procurement and financial management systems to payment Agents
12/11- 03/12 Team Leader GRM International for EU and Ministry of Agriculture Jorgen Hansen jwh.sspsrl@gmail.com (Funded by EU) Afghanistan Formulation of a new Euro 80 m. Rural Development Programme 2013-2015 Pro-poor focus on disadvantaged and food insecure stakeholders as well as technical aspects of livestock, horticulture, seeds and organisational development at sub national level Assessment of the institutional and organizational frameworks required to support cross sector services and input provision Review of all stakeholders status, expectation, capacity and potential involvement within the development and/or implementation of the programme A conceptual road map for future investment into the institutional and organizational development required for the sustainable development of the agriculture sector Comprehensive programme document produced aimed at providing an inter donor framework for a national SWAp Detailed knowledge of EU decentralised procedures, PRAG Rules and operational requirements
Skills, expertise and qualifications
Principal Discipline:  Agriculture, Agricultural Engineering, Agro-Business, Climate Change Mitigation, Ecology/ Environment, Economics, Emergency Relief, Farm Management, Financial Analysis, Forestry, Livestock, Project Management, Rural Development, Social Development, Land Use,
Subsidiary fields: Administration/Accountancy Agricultural Economics Agricultural Engineering Agro-Chemicals Agro-Forestry Agro-Business Animal Production Appropriate Technology Communications Computer Application Conservation Agriculture Cooperatives Micro Credit Crop/Food Processing Development Planning Ecology and Environment Emergency Relief Environmental Impact Extension Farm Management Farming Systems Financial Analysis FisheriesFood Crops Food Security Food Storage Forestry: Community Forestry: Plantation Gender-and-Development GIS/Land Information Hydrology & Water Resources Income Generation/SMEs Institutional/Organisational Development Land Evaluation/Land Use Planning Land Husbandry Land Reclamation Livestock Marketing Mechanisation Micro-finance Monitoring & Evaluation NGOs Participatory Development Plantation/Estate Management Plant Pathology Post-conflict Development Post Harvest Technology/Storage PRA Techniques Procurement Project Management Project Preparation/Appraisal Protected Cropping Public Sector Reform Regional Master Planning Rural Development Rural Infrastructure Rural Livelihood Systems Rural Roads/Transport Rural Sociology Smallholders & Settlement Land Use Soil & Water Conservation Training Training Needs Village/Community Institutions Watershed Management Water Supplies (Rural) Weed Control Wildlife/National Parks
Higher education: Institution [ Date from - Date to ] Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained: Cranfield University, Silsoe College UK (86-87) Master of Philosophy: Economics and Management: Rural Change- A Systems Approach Cranfield University, Department of Land Resource and Environmental Studies, UK (85-86) Post Graduate Diploma: Rural Engineering- Land & Water Management focus Myerscough College, UK (74-77) National Diploma in Agriculture & Rural Estate Management
Countries worked in:  Afghanistan, Western Balkans, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Lithuania , Russia, Solomon Islands, India, South Africa, Malawi, St Helena, Sri Lanka
Languages: Language Reading Speaking Writing English (mother tongue) 5 5 5 Russian 1 1 - French 1 1 - Neo-Melanesian 5 5 5
Last Updated: 24/05/2015