Pamodzi Consulting often works with others on projects. The in-Australia and the international network of associates broaden the skills and experience and locations where we can provide services for our clients. The network gives its associates valuable opportunities to share and exchange knowledge and expertise and in doing so supports continual learning and professional development.
Some examples of the collaborative work completed through the Pamodzi network are working with:
In 2016 Sarah worked with Steve in providing technical support project planning and on monitoring and evaluation for the Tackling Indigenous Smoking program that is a targeted activity funded by the Australian Government to reduce smoking rates among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Earlier cooperation includes in the evaluation of Amnesty International’s corporate accountability project in the Niger Delta (2015); mid term review for the International Human Rights Education Centre and Amnesty International (Norway) of the Education Empowerment Justice Programme (EEJP) in 2015; advice on organisational strategy and future options to the Apex Foundation for Research into Intellectual Disability (AFRID) in 2011; evaluation of the online youth mental service Reachout.com (2009); advice to World Vision Australia on their strategy and program in Indigenous Affairs (2008).
In the design of the DFAT Development for All strategy on disability inclusion (2008); in 2013 part of a three person team that designed the monitoring and evaluation framework for the Australia Civilian Corp, which is a large scale, Whole of Government initiative that deploys civilian specialists to countries experiencing or emerging from natural disaster or conflict; and in 2016 facilitating the review and re-design of Australia’s Deployable Civilian Technical Capabilities that the Australian Government maintains to respond to international humanitarian crises.
Sarah is a member of the Social Development Direct Network, an international network of over 200 consultants and researchers in social development and international development assistance.
International disability activist and leader in the Pacific in the evaluation of the Pacific Regional Strategy on Disability (2013) and facilitating training in disability inclusive development for Oxfam Australia (2012).
Issa Ouedraogo a Ghanaian innovator and social entrepreneur whose work in agri-business has been recognised and awarded nationally and internationally. Issa is the Founder Director of the social enterprise BBOVID and the rural development NGO Tractor.
Accent Environmental provides environmental and social impact assessment and management services and strategic advice to the mining, oil, gas, industrial, energy, water and waste sectors in throughout Australia, Asia, Africa and Papua New Guinea.
Carol N’katha Matiko
Carol is located in Narobi Kenya and has over 17 years experience in data collection and analysis in applied developmental research. She has particular skills and expertise in rural East Africa using both qualitative and quantitative methods that are adapted and localised to culture and context. Sarah worked with Carol in a large scale end of program evaluation for INGO ActionAid Australia in 2015/2016- the “Food for Thought – Rights for Action” – that focused on assisting women smallholder farmers in Kenya and Uganda to manage food security and climate change issues that they experience through the design, testing, and documenting of suitable alternatives for their contexts.