Year of Birth TAA Member No Title Forenames: Surname: 1960 517 Ms Liz KIFF Sex M F √ Nationality British Marital Partner Children status (Note 1) Record of posts and assignments Year Job Title Organisation Country Responsibilities 2006 Non-timber Forest Department for International India Evaluation and design of phase two for Madhya Pradesh Products Development (DfID) Rural Livelihoods Project. 2006 Agricultural Consultant International Fund for Indonesia Re-design of Rural Empowerment and Agricultural Agricultural Development Development project. Responsible for design of on and (IFAD) off-farm enterprise development component. 2006 Evaluation Consultant Oxfam and EU Tajikistan Mid term evaluation of a joint Oxfam-EU project tackling food insecurity: A Livelihoods Approach for Tajikistan. 2005 Extension and International Fund for Ghana End of project evaluation of Upper West Agricultural Marketing expert Agricultural Development Development Project and Upper East Land Conservation (IFAD) and Smallholder Rehabilitation Project, Ghana. 2003-05 Cropping systems co- Western Orissa Rural India Designed cropping systems strategy, annual work plans ordinator Livelihoods project. and assisted in analysis and incorporation of findings from participatory on-farm trials. 2002-05 Farming Systems Karnataka Watershed India Support and strengthening of community organisations Consultant Development Project and development of rural livelihood systems. Produced (KAWAD), DfID, member of final technical report on land development and farming core team. systems activities and two policy briefing papers. 2001-03 Farming Systems Western India Rainfed India New crop identification, participative crop testing and Consultant Farming Systems Project, selection, cost benefit and risk analysis for cultivation of DfID funded. newly introduced crops. 2001-02 Documentation and Technology Transfer for India Research documentation. Documentation strategy Dissemination Sustainable Development, EU development and documentation implementation with project. BAIF Development Research Foundation. 1991-01 Principal Scientist Natural Resources Institute UK based Led multicultural teams in the development and Extended implementation of two three-year research projects. travel to Integrated vegetable production and processing within 1997-00 India dry-season farming systems. Improved strategies for Zimbabwe fodder production and management in the mid-hills 1996-00 Ghana region of Nepal. Mid-term review of Cultivation of Nepal Medicinal Plants Proj, EU. Programme development and 1996 Bhutan research strategy development for Natural Resources South Africa Systems Programme. Deputy manager of the £1.2 m Agronomy and Cropping Systems Research Programme. Post-graduate and VSO training. Cover crop review and database development. 1991-93 Agroforestry Research Nepalese Forestry Research Nepal Institutional strengthening of National Forestry Officer Division Research Org 1991 Extension Researcher Lumle Agricultural Research Nepal Evaluation of extension activities and experimentation Station. with different extension methods. 1982-86 Community British VSO Philippines Community-group and co-operative development, mobilisation income generation through improved farming techniques and development of revolving loan credit systems. Self-employed √ Retired On Retainer E-mail Liz@kiff.orangehome.co.uk Available for: (Note 4) Short-term tasks √ Medium-term √ Long-term Best contact address Milestone, Headley Heath Approach, Box Hill, Surrey, KT20 7LL, UK Phone +44 (0)1737 843579 Mobile +44 (0)7773 205896 Principal Discipline Rural Development, Agriculture, Environment, Forestry, Horticulture, Soils / Land use, Project management, Training/ Education, Subsidiary fields Agro-forestry, Food crops, Monitoring and Evaluation, Participatory development, Project management, Research, (Alphabetically: Note 6) Rural Livelihood Systems, Soil and water conservation, Watershed management. Higher education 1978 – 1982 University of Reading. BSc (Hons) Agricultural Botany, UK. (Note 7) 1988 – 1989 University of East Anglia (School of Development Studies) MSc in Agricultural Research and Dev, UK. 2005-Present University of Surrey, MSc Environmental Strategy. Countries worked in Bhutan, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Nepal, The Philippines, Tajikistan, Zimbabwe Languages French F Cebuano G Web Page: http://www.theNRgroup.net Comments on availability Full time freelance consultant Date January 2007 Expiry Date (12 mths from uploading) yyyy-mm-dd 2008-04-03 Yr 07 No 01 The Tropical Agriculture Association has made no independent enquiry and does not warrant or represent the truth or accuracy of the above. Those using the information should make direct contact with the above-named and rely exclusively on their own judgement in assessing his or her suitability, experience and ability. Neither the Association nor any of its officers can accept liability for any loss which may be incurred directly or indirectly as a result of taking any action in reliance or purported reliance on the contents of this curriculum vitae.