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									Terra Firma                                                                 Curriculum vitae - Simon Norfolk



NAME                  Simon Richard Norfolk
DATE OF BIRTH         24 September, 1964
NATIONALITY           British
EDUCATION             University College, London, UK. 1983 - 1986
                      Bachelor of Laws, LLB Hons Class 2.1.
LANGUAGE &            English             (first language)
PROFICIENCY           Portuguese          (fluent written & spoken)
                      Italian             (moderate)

WORK EXPERIENCE       UK, Kenya, Sudan, Mozambique, Angola, South Africa, India

KEY SKILLS &               Land reform, land tenure                     Participatory planning
EXPERIENCE                  registration systems & land policy
                            development                                  Survey design & research

                           Customary and common property                Project management
                            land tenure systems                          Training & workshop facilitation
                           Forest management and policy                 Information management systems &
                            development                                   database design, including GIS
                           Natural resource management                  Mediation & community conflict
                                                                          resolution

EMPLOYMENT RECORD

Apr 2002 – present    Terra Firma, Lda

Director/Partner          Permanent Position. Land Tenure Expert/Managing partner of Mozambican rural
Mozambique                development consultancy company, specializing in the provision of services to
                          bilateral and multi lateral donor organizations, private sector entities and NGOs.
                          See CONSULTANCY WORK below for past and present contracts.

Feb 1997 – Sep 1999   Department for International Development, UK

Technical Adviser         Policy support and technical assistance to drafting and implementation of pro-poor
(TCO): Land Tenure        land reform legislation [Extension of Security of Tenure Act 62 of 1997, Land
South Africa              Reform (Labour Tenants) Act 3 of 1996];
                          Development of training and course materials for Department of Land Affairs
                          (DLA) on content and implementation of laws, participatory methods of working
                          and the integration of gender issues in land tenure analysis;
                          Designed systems and procedures for implementation of rights-based land reform
                          legislation, including specific measures to ensure recognition of women‟s
                          independent rights to land;
                          Development of appropriate tendering procedures for community based service-
                          providers;
                          Development of mediation framework for resolving land related conflicts.
                          [Reference: Dr. John Barrett, BDDSA, Pretoria]

Feb – May, 1994       Independent Electoral Commission, RSA

Regional Monitoring       [Secondment from National Land Committee]
Officer (Rural)           Establishment and management of election monitoring structures in 3 SA
South Africa              provinces for first democratic elections
                          Liaison with political and community representatives and technical support
                          [Reference: Professor Francis Wilson, UCT, Cape Town]




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Jun 1991 – Aug 1993     National Land Committee, RSA

Secretary & Treasurer    Served on Executive Committee of National Land Committee
South Africa             Oversaw programme evaluation processes
                         Developed network funding proposals, including research proposals related to
                         land and gender issues
                         Responsible for commissioning auditing processes and overseeing reporting to
                         network donors.
                         [Reference: Abie Ditlhake, NLC, Johannesburg]

Jan 1991 - Feb 1994     Development Studies Research Programme, University of the Witwatersrand,
                        RSA

Director                 Co-ordination and management of research and fieldwork
South Africa             Preparation of budgets and fundraising activities
                         Liaison with trade unions, political orgs, local/international NGOs
                         Research into SA commercial agriculture, forestry, farm worker labour legislation,
                         rural development and land policy.
                         Representative to the National Land Committee, Consultative Forum on Drought,
                         Trade Union Committee on Basic Conditions of Employment Act
                         [Reference: Mike Sarakinsky, UNISA, Pretoria]

Jun 1988 – Dec 1989     OXFAM, UK

Programme Coordinator    Research, planning & implementation of emergency and rehabilitation programme
Mozambique               in Niassa Province
                         Consultation with Mozambican Government & other agencies
                         Introduced local seed purchase programme
                         [Reference: Thabisile Mngadi, Maputo]


Jun 1986 – Dec 1987     Help the Aged, UK

Refugee Camp             Responsible for camp and staff administration and support to international medical
Administrator            team and 140 local staff at Safawa Refugee Camp.
Eastern Sudan            [Reference: HelpAge, London]

Jun 1985 - Sep 1985     European Union Airbridge

Operations Manager       Responsible for accounts of operation, flight schedules, local staff management,
Western Sudan            liaison with government authorities & NGOs, reporting to EEC Office in Khartoum.
                         [Reference: EEC, Brussels]

Sep 1982 – Oct 1983     Project Trust, UK

Volunteer Teacher        Taught English, geography and history to „o‟ level standard at Nyakongo
Kenya                    Secondary School, Kisii.
                         [Contact: Project Trust, Isle of Coll, Scotland]

CONSULTANCY WORK

Feb - Mar 2006          Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO Rome)

Project Design           Member of Project Formulation Mission to design assistance for the establishment
Consultant               of the National Land Commission in Sudan.
Sudan                    [Contact: Paul de Wit, FAO]




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Oct 2005 - Dec 2008       International Institute for Environment & Development (IIED Project 207)

Research Manager -         3 year part-time contract for provision of research capacity and complementary
FGLG (IIED)                activities to the Forest Governance Learning Group in Mozambique.
Mozambique                 [Contact: Duncan MacQueen, IIED, UK]

Dec 2005 - Jun 2006       Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Co-operation ACP-EU [4-7-41-207-
                          5/b]
Consultant Researcher -
CTA                        6 month part-time contract for Assessment of Agricultural Information Needs for
Mozambique & Angola        CTA‟s Products and Services in Post-Conflict ACP African States – Country
                           Studies: Angola & Mozambique.
                           [Contact: Christine Webster, Deputy Manager – Planning & Corporate Services,
                           CTA]

Aug 2005 - Jul 2006       Department for International Development [DFID MOZ/2005/06 - 10]

External Adviser - DFID    12 month contract for provision of assistance and advice to DfID on land tenure
Mozambique                 issues, rural development, agricultural and natural resource policies.
                           [Contact: Liz Jones, Growth Adviser, DFID]

Oct - Nov 2005            CARE International, Angola

Land Tenure                Team Leader - coordination of research and writing of consultancy report on the
Assessment                 land tenure patterns in the peri-urban areas of Luanda.
Angola                     [Contact: Robert Bulten, CARE International, Luanda]

Jul - Aug 2005            Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO Rome)

Land Administration        Assessment of short and medium term challenges and potential areas of support
Needs Assessment           for land administration systems in Southern Sudan.
Sudan                      [Contact: Paul de Wit, FAO]

May 2005                  Forum Terra Programme, Nampula - SDC/Helvetas

Programme Formulation      Revision of programme proposal for Forum Terra (NGO specialising in land tenure
Mozambique                 issues), including partnership strategy, integration of gender and land issues,
                           monitoring of impact and budget structure Nampula, Mozambique.
                           [Contact: Luisa Hoffman, Forum Terra]

Mar - Apr 2005            GEREN Programme - HIVOS (Harare)

Programme Evaluation       Team leader - External Evaluation of land & natural resources partnership
Mozambique                 programme in Nampula, Mozambique, including specific evaluation of gender
                           approaches adopted by the programme.
                           [Contact: Petronella Maturure, HIVOS Harare]

Dec 2004 - Mar 2005       Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO Rome)

Research Paper             Research and writing of country concept paper for Sustainable Livelihoods
Mozambique                 Department of FAO on impact of various projects relating to participatory policy
                           processes in Mozambique.
                           [Contact: Stephan Dorhn, FAO Rome]

Jan 2005                  International Institute for Environment & Development (IIED)

Exchange visit host        Hosting of exchange visit by members of SOS Sahel (Ethiopia) to examine the
Mozambique                 participation of the poor in the definition of, and compliance with, land tenure and
                           forest legislation in Mozambique.
                           [Contact: Duncan MacQueen, IIED, UK]




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May - Nov 2004               Department for International Development [DFID/MOZ/01/2004]

Programme Design              Team Leader (FRR Ltd/Terra Firma) - consultancy to design and monitor a
Mozambique                    community land and natural resources registration and negotiations support
                              programme through the provision of independent funds to community groups.
                              Issues addressed included the fund structure, management, scope, evaluation
                              processes and impact monitoring - also specific measures in relation to HIV/AIDS
                              and gender relations in respect to land and natural resource tenure.
                              [Contact: Nick Byatt, FRR Ltd, UK]

Mar - Dec 2004               International Institute for Environment & Development (IIED)

Research & Tools              Guidance on useful tools and tactics to improve the participation of the poor in the
Development                   definition of, and compliance with, forest legislation in Mozambique, Maputo.
Mozambique                    [Contact: Duncan MacQueen, IIED, UK]

Mar - Apr 2004               Associação Rural de Ajuda Mutua (ORAM)

Programme Evaluation          Team Leader - evaluation of national land tenure and natural resources
Mozambique                    programme and analysis of institutional challenges, including discrete evaluation
                              of programme approach to HIV/AIDS and women‟s rights in respect to land,
                              Maputo.
                              [Contact: Dr. Nhabanga, ORAM, Mozambique]

Feb - Mar 2004               CARE International, Angola

Land Tenure                   Team Leader - coordination of research and writing of consultancy report on the
Consultancy                   re-establishment of customary land tenure patterns in the post-conflict period, re-
Angola                        integration of displaced people and ex-combatants in respect to land access and
                              potential areas for programme development.
                              [Contact: Doug Steinberg, CARE International, Luanda]

Oct - Dec 2003               Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO Rome)

Research                      Research and writing of country case study paper for Sustainable Livelihoods
Mozambique                    Department of FAO on natural resource policies and their impact upon livelihoods
                              in Mozambique.
                              [Contact: Jon Lindsay, FAO Rome]

Oct 2003                     SGS Qualifor

Pre-Assessment - Forest       Specialist support to international team of forest certification auditors on pre-
Concession Certification      assessment visit to private concession area, Sofala province, Mozambique.
Mozambique                    [Contact: Michal Brink, SGS South Africa]

Jul 2003                     Dema Lda

Development of                Development of business plan and partnership proposal for community-based
Business Plan and             tourism development in conjunction with private sector partner in the Bazaruto
Proposal                      Archipelago, for presentation to MITUR and park authorities.
Mozambique                    [Contact: David Kimber, Dema Lda]

Jun 2003                     Oxford Analytica (UK)

Research                      Research and writing of country case study paper for The UN Department of
Mozambique                    Political Affairs on land reform situation in Mozambique and options for the future.
                              [Contact: Dr. Michael Collins, Oxford Analytica, Oxford, UK]

Mar 2003                     Associação Rural de Ajuda Mutua (ORAM)

Facilitation of Evaluation    Facilitation of participatory planning process for Nampula Delegation of ORAM,
& Strategic Planning          evaluation of programme and production of final funding proposal for presentation
Process for 2003 - 2005       to Dutch Embassy, Maputo.
Mozambique                    [Contact: Dr. Nhabanga, ORAM, Mozambique]




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Dec 2002                  International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

Capacity Building          Facilitation of Capacity-Building Workshop for Community Groups in the Greater
Workshop Facilitation      Limpopo National Park area - training in Leadership, Conflict-Management and
Mozambique                 Negotiations Skills.
                           [Contact: Dra. Isilda Nhantumbo, IUCN, Mozambique]

Apr 2002 - Mar 2003       Department for International Development [DFID/MOZ/4/2002]

External Natural           12 month contract for provision of assistance and advice to DfID on Natural
Resources Adviser -        Resource policies, management of forestry policy support programme under
DFID                       PROAGRI, conceptualisation and design of DfID support to land programme,
Mozambique                 recruitment processes and management of consultant inputs, regional liaison,
                           input to CSP development, representation of DfID on PROAGRI Natural
                           Resources Monitoring & Evaluation Group.
                           [Contact: Julia Compton, DfID Mozambique]

Mar 2001 - 2004           International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

Senior Researcher (part    “Support for Sustainable Livelihoods in Southern Africa: Governance, Institutions
time)                      and Policy Processes”
Mozambique                 Research into natural resource use policies and processes (land, forestry, wild
                           resources, water), access to natural resources in Zambézia province, support to
                           junior research team, policy analysis, case study preparation and writing of
                           research reports and publications (see PUBLICATIONS below).
                           [Contact: Dra. Isilda Nhantumbo, IUCN, Mozambique]

Apr 2002 - May 2003       Zambézia Agricultural Development Project (ZADP)

Land Tenure                Technical support to government land services and local NGOs in the
Consultancy                implementation of land tenure reform programme.
Mozambique                 Support in information management, project reporting, budget management, co-
                           ordination of training and research, district and community land-use planning
                           exercises.
                           [Contact: Harold Liversage, ZADP, Quelimane]

Apr 2001 – Oct 2001       Department for International Development [DFID/MOZ/1/2001]

External Natural           6-month contract (part-time). Assistance in Natural Resource programme
Resources Adviser -        administration, development of DfID assistance programme to Mozambican
DFID                       government, management of bid evaluation process for forestry policy support
Mozambique                 under PROAGRI, liaison with other donors, design and management of literature
                           database.
                           [Contact: Julia Compton, DfID Mozambique]

Aug 2000 - Jan 2001       Zambézia Agricultural Development Project

Land tenure consultancy    6-month contract. Developed discussion paper on strategic support for land rights
Mozambique                 administration, developed database and directory for provincial land management,
                           assisted with mapping of land concessions.
                           [Contact: Harold Liversage, ZADP, Quelimane]

Mar 2000 - Jun 2000       Zambézia Agricultural Development Project

Land tenure consultancy    4-month contract. Established database for management of land rights, compiled
Mozambique                 initial report analysing applications for land use rights, researched and produced
                           report on land conflicts and the potential for investor/community partnerships.
                           [Contact: Harold Liversage, ZADP, Quelimane]




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Mar – Jun, 1990            United Nations Lifeline (World Food Programme)

Assessment Team              3-month contract. Member of 4 person team studying food sources and needs in
Member                       war affected areas of southern Sudan. Co-wrote subsequent published report.
Southern Sudan               [Contact: Dr. Douglas Johnson, Oxford University]

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Jan 2000 - present         Sailaway Lda

Managing Partner             Managing partner of Mozambican tour operator providing sailing safaris by
Mozambique                   traditional dhow in the Bazaruto Archipelago National Park.

Nov 1998 – Sep 1999        Legal Entity Assessment Project (LEAP)

Chairperson                  Served as chair of committee overseeing research project into the effectiveness of
South Africa                 community land-holding groups, analysis of policy and laws regarding community-
                             level legal entities, gender aspects of community level common property issues
                             and methods for evaluation.
                             [Contact: Tessa Cousins, LEAP, Pietermaritzburg]


COUNTRIES VISITED

China, Georgia, Kazakhstan, India, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Russia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Egypt, South Africa,
Kenya, Mozambique, Sudan, Angola, Somalia, Swaziland, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Ethiopia,
Tanzania, France, Belgium, Italy, Germany, Portugal, Ireland, Spain, Finland.




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PUBLICATIONS

“Examining access to natural resources and linkages to sustainable livelihoods. A case study of Mozambique”,
      Norfolk, S., Working Paper 17, Livelihood Support Programme, Food and Agriculture Organization of the
      United Nations, Rome, 2004.

“Avante Consulta.” Joaquim, E. et al., Power Tools Series, International Institute for Environment and
      Development, UK, 2004 - available at [http://www.policy-powertools.org].

“The Good, Average & Bad (GAB) Framework.” Johnstone, R. et al., Power Tools Series, International Institute
      for Environment and Development, UK, 2004 - available at [http://www.policy-powertools.org].

“Forestry Legislation in Mozambique: compliance and the impact on forest communities.” Johnstone, R., Norfolk,
       S. & Cau, B., International Institute for Environment and Development, UK, 2004.

“The „new‟ communities: land tenure reform and the advent of new institutions in Zambézia Province,
       Mozambique.” Norfolk, S., Nhantumbo, I., Pereira, J., Sustainable Livelihoods in Southern Africa
       Research Paper 12, Institute of Development Studies, UK, 2003.

“Community based natural resources management in Mozambique: a theoretical or practical strategy for local
     sustainable development? The case study of Derre Forest Reserve”. Nhantumbo, I., Norfolk, S. and
     Pereira, J., Sustainable Livelihoods in Southern Africa Research Paper 10, Institute of Development
     Studies, UK, 2003.

„„Só para o Inglese ver‟ – the policy and practice of tenure reform in Mozambique”, Norfolk, S., Nhantumbo, I.
       and Pereira, J., Sustainable Livelihoods in Southern Africa Research Paper 11, Institute of Development
       Studies, UK, 2003.

“Land Reform and Poverty Alleviation in Mozambique”, S. Norfolk & H. Liversage, Paper for the Southern
      African Poverty Relief Network, Human Sciences Research Council, Pretoria, South Africa, 2002 -
      available at [http://www.sarpn.org.za/CountryPovertyPapers/Mozambique/LandReform/index.php]

“SLSA Mozambique Mapping Report 1: Background to policy and institutional changes affecting natural
      resource use and management in Zambézia province, Mozambique”, I. Nhantumbo, Z. Matsimbe, J.
      Pereira & S. Norfolk, Paper for Institute of Development Studies, Sussex, UK, 2002 - available at
      [http://www.ids.ac.uk/ids/env/MozambiqueMappingReport1.pdf]

“SLSA Mozambique Mapping Report 2: Mapping Policy, Institutions and Livelihoods in Zambézia Province,
      Mozambique”, I. Nhantumbo, Z. Matsimbe, J. Pereira & S. Norfolk, Paper for Institute of Development
      Studies, Sussex, UK, 2002 - available at [http://www.ids.ac.uk/ids/env/MozambiqueMappingReport2.pdf]

“Farmers block Agricultural Workers‟ Unions”, S. Norfolk, „Work in Progress‟ magazine, Johannesburg, South
      Africa, 1991


CONSULTANCY REPORTS

“Land Rights and Tenure Security in Kilamba Kiaxi”, S. Norfolk, Report for CARE International, Angola, 2005

“Land Administration Needs Assessment” [Project OSRO/SUD/409/HCR], S. Norfolk, Report for FAO, Sudan,
      2005.

“Analysing Participation in Policy Processes: Experiences in Mozambique”, S. Norfolk, B. Cau & J. Assulai,
       Concept paper for FAO, Rome, 2005.

“Analysis of the impact of forestry concessions and levels of legal compliance on the forest dependent local
       communities in Sofala Province, Mozambique.” R. Johnstone & S. Norfolk, Report for the Forest
       Governance Learning Group and the International Institute for Environment and Development, UK, 2004.

“Inception Report - Design and Monitoring of A Community Land and Natural Resources Support Programme”,
       S.Norfolk, E. Joaquim, T. Dogbe & S. Keet, Report for DFID, Mozambique, 2004.

“External Evaluation Report - Associação Rural De Ajuda Mútua (ORAM) - Moçambique”, S. Norfolk, E. Collier &
       T. Kooistra, Report for ORAM, Mozambique, 2004.

“Land & Natural Resource Management System Assessment, Bie Province, Angola”, S. Norfolk et al, Report for
      CARE International, Angola, 2004 (available on SARPN and OXFAM Land Rights websites).




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“Concept Note for the establishment of a partnership between Sailaway Lda and Thomba Yidho Community
      Association”, S. Norfolk, Proposal for community-based tourism development in conjunction with private
      sector partner (commissioned by Dema Lda, Mozambique, July 2003).

“Land Reform in Southern Africa: Case Studies and Options for Preventive Action - Mozambique”, S. Norfolk,
      Study prepared for The UN Department of Political Affairs (commissioned by Oxford Analytica, Oxford,
      UK, June 2003).

“Sistemas de Administração de Terra nos Serviços Provinciais de Geografia e Cadastro - Uma Experiência da
       Zambézia”, B. Cau & Norfolk, S., Report for Land Tenure Component, ZADP, World Vision UK,
       Quelimane, Mozambique, May 2003.

“Programme proposal for ORAM Nampula 2003 - 2005”, S. Norfolk [44pp], Funding proposal for Associação
       Rural de Ajuda Mutua, Nampula, Mozambique, March 2003.

“Evaluation & Planning Report”, S. Norfolk & L. Duvane [35pp + annexures] Report for Associação Rural de
       Ajuda Mutua, Nampula, Mozambique, March 2003.

“The award of private land concessions and the delimitation of community land rights in Zambézia province: An
      analysis of some case studies of „overlapping‟ land rights”, S. Norfolk [51pp], Report for Land Tenure
      Component, ZADP, World Vision UK, Quelimane, Mozambique, April 2002.

“As Consultas Comunitárias Realizadas na Província da Zambézia: Uma visão do processo, acordos e
      entendimentos entre comunidades locais e investidores”, S. Norfolk & B. Cau [15pp + annexures]. Report
      for Land Tenure Component, ZADP, World Vision UK, Quelimane, Mozambique, December 2001.

“The land issue in Zambézia Province: Discussion document on a strategy for the future”, S. Norfolk [53pp].
       Report for Land Tenure Component, ZADP, World Vision UK, Quelimane, Mozambique, December 2000.

“Proposal for dealing with pending land applications”, S. Norfolk & E. Domingos [16pp], Paper presented to
      National Land Meeting, Inhambane, Mozambique, September 2000.

“From Conflict to Partnership: a report on relationships and land in Zambézia province”, S. Norfolk & D.
      Soberano [66pp], Report for Land Tenure Component, ZADP, World Vision UK, Quelimane,
      Mozambique, June 2000.

“Overview of the land applications currently registered with SPGC-Zambézia and a profile of land applicants - A
       report to the Land Tenure Component of the Zambézia Agricultural Development Project (ZADP)”, S.
       Norfolk & D. Soberano [78pp], Report for Land Tenure Component, ZADP, World Vision UK, Quelimane,
       Mozambique, March 2000.

“An investigation into Production Capability in the Rural Southern Sudan – A Report on Food Sources and
       Needs”, D. Johnson & S. Norfolk [197pp], Report to Operation Lifeline, United Nations, Nairobi, Kenya,
       1990.



REFEREES

Dr. Isilda Nhantumbo
União Mundial Para a Natureza (UICN Mozambique)
CP 4770
Maputo
Mozambique
Tel:      +258 (0)1 490 599
Fax:      +258 (0)1 490 812
e-mail: isildan.iucn@tvcabo.co.mz

Mr. Paul De Wit
Senior Land Policy Advisor - FAO
Tel:    Sudan: 249-918107700
Mob.    Belgium:32-475307838
e-mail: paul.dw@scarlet.be




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Mr. Robert Bulten
Country Representative
CARE International - Angola
Tel:    +244 (2) 445818
Fax:    +244 (2) 445121
e-mail: rbulten@care.ebonet.net

Mr. Harold Liversage
Land Tenure Adviser, IFAD
Via del Serafico, 107
Rome 00142
Italy
Tel:     +39 06 54591
Fax:     +39 06 5043463
e-mail: h.liversage@ifad.org

Dr. Julia Compton
Department For International Development (UK)
Dept of Monitoring & Evaluation
East Kilbride
Scotland
Tel:     +44 (207) 023 0000
e-mail: j-compton@dfid.gov.uk

Professor Ian Scoones
Institute of Development Studies
University of Sussex
Brighton
BN1 9RE
United Kingdom
Tel:      +44 (0)1273 678 667
Fax:      +44 (0)1273 621 202
e-mail: I.Scoones@ids.ac.uk




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