Consultation and Technical Assistance Services

 

DIG provides consultations and technical assistance services to development agencies, programs, and companies as well as community structures and groups

 

 

 

Areas of Consultations and Technical Assistance

DIG provides consultations and technical assistances in the following areas:

 

Projects Formulation and Design (PFD)

Management Systems Development (MSD)

Program/Project Evaluation (PEV)

Institutional Capacity Assessment (ICA)

Institutional Capacity Building (ICB)

Bassline Surveys, Researches, and Studies (BRS)

Approach in Consultations and Technical Assistance

DIG applies both “work for” and “work with” approaches in providing consultations and technical assistance services to its clients. DIG experts serve as facilitators is assisting institutions to assess their needs and priorities, define capacity-building gaps, and design interventions that address these needs and gaps.

 

Achievements  in Consultations and Technical Assistance

 

 

Projects Formulation and Design (PFD)
  • Project Supervision Mission, Rainfed Agriculture and Livestock Project, The World Bank, 1 – 15 June 2009, Republic of Yemen
  • Project Supervision Mission, Rainfed Agriculture and Livestock Project, The World Bank, 19 – 29 June 2008, Republic of Yemen
  • Project Appraisal Mission, Rainfed Agriculture and Livestock Development Project, World Bank, November 2005, Republic of Yemen
  • Situation Assessment, Capacity Analysis, Project Formulation and Design, Blue Nile Capacity Building Project – Near East Foundation Regional Office, September 2005 – May 2006, Blue Nile State – Sudan
  • Project Formulation Mission, Rainfed Agriculture and Livestock Development Project, World Bank, 26 July – 15 August 2005, Republic of Yemen
  • Project Formulation Mission, Rainfed Agriculture and Livestock Development Project, World Bank, 5 – 24 February 2005, Republic of Yemen
  • Field Study and Situation Assessment, Rainfed Agriculture and Livestock Development Project, World Bank, 27 September – 31 December 2004, Republic of Yemen
  • Program Design and Fundraising Campaign, Community-Based Regional Development Program, UNDP & FAO, August – September 2003, Sana’a  – Yemen
  • Local Communities Animation & Mobilization, North Khordofan Rural Development Project (NKRDP) & International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), 1 -20 September 2001, North Khartoum Sate, Sudan
  • Establishment of Development Learning Resources Center, Poverty Alleviation & Self Employment Programme – UNDP Yemen, 27 January – 3 February 2000, Cairo – Egypt
  • Establishment of Development & Learning Resources Center, Sudanese Council of Voluntary Agencies (SCOVA), 2001, Khartoum, Sudan
  • Project Formulation & Proposal Writing, Poverty Alleviation Programme – FAO/UNDP Yemen, 29 September – 4 October 2001, Sana’a – Republic of Yemen
  • Project Designing, Planning & Promotion, The Sudanese Council of Voluntary Agencies (SCOVA), June – July 1998, Khartoum – Sudan
  • Feasibility Studying and Designing of Fish Farming Project, El Rahad Locality, June 1998, North Kordofan State – Sudan
Management Systems Development (MSD)
  • Developing Operational Framework and Sustainability Plan for Conflict Resolution and Peace and Centers, West Sudan Natural Resources Management Program – IFAD, June – July 2016, Greater Kordofan States – Sudan
  • Developing Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation Framework, Promoting Peace over Natural Resources in Darfur and Kordofan Project, DDRA, SOS Sahel Sudan, and UNEP, April – June 2016, West Kordofan and West Darfur State  – Sudan
  • Organizational Assessment & Systems Development, Mutaawinat Benevolent Group, September – November 2002, Khartoum – Sudan
  • Monitoring System Establishment, Azza Women Association & International Rescue Committee (IRC), 7 – 8 May 2001, Khartoum – Sudan
  • Training Unit Establishment, The Sudanese Council of Voluntary Agencies (SCOVA), July 1998, Khartoum – Sudan
  • Training Unit Establishment, Plan International Sudan, Ed Duwaim Program, May 1998, Ed Duwaim – Sudan
Program/Project Evaluation (PEV)
  • The Post Project Environmental Impact Survey, UNHCR– Kassala Sub-Office, December 2013 – February 2014, Kassala State – Sudan
  • Training Program Evaluation, Sudan House of Learning, Swedish Free Mission (SFM), 15 – 30 May 2008, Juba and Khartoum – Sudan
  • Country Programme Mid-Term Review, UNICEF Yemen, 16 July – 2 September 2004, Republic of Yemen
  • Review of Program Implementation and Assessment of CDOs Institutional Capacity, Community-Based Regional Development Program- FAO/UNDP, 25 April – 27 May 2002, Sana’a – Republic of Yemen
  • Program Review and Planning Workshop, Poverty Alleviation Programme – FAO/UNDP Yemen, 13 – 17 October 2003, Aden – Republic of Yemen
  • Impact Evaluation of Small Enterprise Development Programme, ADRA International – Sudan, 1 – 16 December 1999, Khartoum – Sudan

Assessment of Community Development Officers’ Effectiveness, ADRA Sudan, 1 November –  15 December 1998, El Salaam Displaced Camp – Omdurman, Khartoum State – Sudan

Institutional Capacity Assessment (ICA)
  • Training Needs Assessment, Tadamon Organization for Relief and Development (TORD), July 2016, South Darfur State – Sudan
  • Training Needs Assessment, Supporting Small-Scale Traditional Rainfed Producers in Sinnar State (SUSTAIN), Ministry of Agriculture and IFAD, May 2016, Sinnar State – Sudan
  • Assessing Capacity Levels and Defining Capacity Gaps for Selected National Sudanese NGOs Involved in Humanitarian Work, UNDP and OCHA, June – July 2013, Khartoum, Kassala, Blue Nile, North Darfur, and South Darfur States – Sudan
  • Capacity Building Needs Assessment, Sudanese AIDS Network (SAN) and UNDP, October 2011, Sudan.
  • Institutional Capacity Assessment and Capacity Building Program Development, Blue Emergency Program, Multi Donors Trust Funds (MDTF-NS), 11 December 2008 – 28 June 2009, Blue Nile State – Sudan
  • Training Needs Assessment, CHF International – Sudan, February – March 2006, Darfur States – Sudan
  • Project Assessment and Documentation, Save the Children Sweden – Sudan, December 2005, Khartoum – Sudan
  • Assessing Performance of the General Cooperative for Agricultural Supplies, Rainfed Agriculture and Livestock Development Project, World Bank, April – May 2005, Republic of Yemen
  • Training Needs Assessment, Social Welfare Fund & European Union, 21 – 24 February 2004, Sana’a – Republic of Yemen
  • Institutional Assessment of Stakeholders Organizations and Program Setup, The Port Cities Development Program, The World Bank, 23 – 30 October 2002, Aden – Republic of Yemen
  • Institutional Assessment of Stakeholders Organizations and Program Setup, The Port Cities Development Program, 6 – 23 July 2002, Aden – Republic of Yemen
  • Organization and Implementation of Introductory Consultative Workshop, The Port Cities Development Program, The World Bank, 24 June – 5 July 2002, Aden – Republic of Yemen
  • Training Needs Assessments for Child Protection in Sudan, Sabah Association for Child Care & Development – UNICEF, May 2003, Khartoum – Sudan
  • Study on Institutional Capacities of Development Program Concerned Institutions, Port Cities Development Program – The World Bank, 23 – 30 April 2003, Republic of Yemen
  • Training Needs Assessment, North Kordofan Rural Development Project (NKRDP) and International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), 17 – 21 June 2001, North Kordofan State – Sudan
  • CBOs Institutional Assessment, Poverty Alleviation Programme – FAO/UNDP Yemen, 16 August  – 14 September 2001, Republic of Yemen
  • Training Needs Assessment, Save the Children (SCF) UK, 28 –  30 August 2001, Khartoum –  Sudan
  • Organizational Analysis and Training Needs Assessment, Khartoum Organization for Private Education, 25 – 36 August 2001, Khartoum – Sudan
  • Training Needs Assessment, Intermediate Technology Development Group (ITDG) & PLAN International Sudan, 3 – 9 June 2001, Kassala – Sudan
  • Training Needs Assessment, Food Security & Income Development Project, 9 – 13 April 2000, Ed Duwaim – Sudan
  • Training Needs Assessment, Area Development Schemes of the UNDP – Central Butana, 5 – 10 September 1999, Al Sobagh – Sudan
  • Training Needs Assessment, EPI Program, GOAL Ireland, 5 – 11 March 1999, Wau – Sudan
  • Training Needs Assessment, PLAN International Sudan, River Attbara Program, October 1998, River Attbara , Sudan
  • Training Needs Assessment, PLAN International Sudan, October 1998, Kassala Program- Kassala , Sudan
Institutional Capacity Building (ICB)
  • Institution Capacity Building to SudanNational Aids Programme, UNDP-GF, October 2012 – January 2013, Sudan.
  • Capacity Building Plan and Training Strategy Development , Revitalizing the Sudan Gum Arabic Production and Marketing Project (SGAPMP), The World Bank, 15 – 30 October 2011, South Kordfan, North Kordfan, and Sinnar States – Sudan
  • Guidelines to Strengthen and Institutionalize the Training Units, Sudan Productive Capacity Recovery Programme (SPCRP-CB) – FAO, Blue Nile, South Kordfan, Red Sea, and River Nile November 2011
  • Producers Organization Assessment and Capacity Building, SRISSF Project, FAO, 20 March – 22 May 2008, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Assessment, Developing Implementation Strategy and Staff Coaching, Sana’a Basin Water Management Project, World Bank, 2 June –  2 August  2005, Republic of Yemen
  • Organization and Implementation of City Development Strategy Consultative Workshop, The Port Cities Development Program, the World Bank, 17 – 22 October 2002, Aden –  Republic of Yemen
  • Orientation on Designing of Training Packages, Community Based Regional Development Program, FAO/UNDP, 27 – 28 August 2002, Al Mukha – Republic of Yemen
Bassline Surveys, Researches, and Studies (BRS)
  • KAP Survey on Child recruitment and use by Armed Groups and Forces in Conflicts Zones of Sudan, UNICEF and National Council for Child Welfare (NCCW), October 2015 – June 2016, West Kordofan, South Kordofan, North Darfur, South Darfur, and Blue Nile States – Sudan
  • Adaptation of Pastoralism and Policy Approach, Sudanese ContextSOS Sahel, International Institute of Environment and Development (IIED), and Tufts/FIC, April 2011, Sudan
  • Human Resources Capacity Assessment, Ockenden Venture, June 1999, Kassala – Sudan
  • Assess Potentiality for Income Generating Activities, Women Forestry Project, SOS Sahel, 21 – 29 July 1998, Shendi – El Dammar – Sudan