Jane Carter


Important Facts

  • Educational background: Honours Degree Agricultural & Forest Sciences (BA, Oxon); Doctorate in Rural Development Forestry, Nepal (DPhil, Oxon)
  • Years of professional experience: since 1984
  • Years in development/international cooperation: since 1986
  • Year started in organisation: 1997

Thematic competences

Social inclusion; gender; forest governance; collaborative forest management; community-based natural resource management; agroforestry

Process competences

Participatory methods; project cycle management – planning, monitoring and evaluation; sustainable livelihoods analysis; pro-poor/empowerment approaches; gender-balanced development; knowledge management tools; workshop facilitation; training and capacity building (local to university level); capitalisation of experiences; documentation

Country experience long term (> 6 months)

India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Australia, Kenya

Country experience short term (1 to 6 months)

Armenia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cameroon, Haiti, Kyrgyzstan, Madagascar, Mali, Pakistan, Ukraine

Mother tongue/other working languages

English/French, Nepali (German)

Other experience

Previously worked for Overseas Development Institute, UK. Member of the International Forestry Association. Particular long-term interest in Nepal; see www.surikokura.org

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