Gana Pati Ojha

Survey Director, Social Impact

December 2018 – present (Intermittent involvement) Population Based Survey of Feed the Future programme in Nepal. Specific tasks include: Participate in survey activity planning calls with the rest of the research team, as requested; Arrange and coordinate meetings with key stakeholders (including government agencies, USAID/Nepal contacts, and local data collection firms) for the December 2018 … Read more

Sector Specialist, CAMRIS International

November 2018 – February 2019 (Intermittent involvement)   Mid-term evaluation of Nepal Seed and Fertilizer (NSAF) project in Nepal. The project is about strengthening capacity of government and private sector in the business of seed and fertilizer by conducting trials and demonstrations on ready to use seed varieties developed by International Agricultural Research Centres and … Read more

International Consultant (Lead evaluator), United Nations Office for Drugs and Crimes, Bhutan

June 2018– October 2018 Independent Final Evaluation of the project “Enhance Government and Civil Society Responses to Counter Trafficking in Persons in Bhutan (BHUZ13). The project has four components: Strategy and policies; inter agency partnership and collaboration; awareness raising; and protection mechanisms for trafficked victims. Key tasks included coordinate and oversee the tasks of the … Read more

Team leader, Practical Action

February-March 2017 Final evaluation of Promotion of Sustainable Agriculture for Nutrition and Food Security (POSAN FS). POSAN FS in 4 districts of Far Western Region in Nepal. The overall objective of the project is to contribute in achieving national food and nutritional security target articulated in the periodic and multi sector nutritional plan of the … Read more

Team leader, LATTANZIO Group , Italy

September-December 2016 Final evaluation of Strengthening Implementation of Women, Peace and Security Agenda in Nepal executed by the UN Women with funding support of the Government of Finland. Responsible for: i) overall team and work coordination, ii) liaison with the client on any technical issues, iii) preparation, supervision, guidance and overall responsibility for the production … Read more

International Consultant, Niras Finland Oy

January-July 2016 Evaluation of the program based support through Finnish Civil Society Organizations. My tasks: contribution to the inception report (evaluation framework) and participation in inception meeting; main responsible for the field evaluation in Nepal for FELM and WWF; contacts with FELM and WWF in Nepal; logistics for field work in Nepal; writing a report … Read more

Quality Advisor, LATTANZIO Group , Rome, Italy

May-July 2016 Evaluation of the UN Peace Fund for Nepal (UNPFN). The evaluation covered 29 UNPFN with five following clusters: Cantonment and Reintegration; Elections, Governance and Mediation; Recovery and Quick Impact Projects; security; and rights and reconciliation. My specific responsibilities: Ensuring quality of all final deliverables by undertaking the following activities: Review the background documents; … Read more

External consultant, DARA International

February-June 2016 Evaluation of UNICEF’s Response and Recovery efforts to Gokha Earthquake in Nepal. Provide expertise in WASH, social policy, communication, and adolescents. Responsible for ensuring the appropriateness, adherence to deadlines and quality of all her outputs in line with the standards of the UNICEF Office of Evaluation. Review and analysis of existing data, develop … Read more

International Consultant, Niras Finland Oy

February –July 2016 Evaluation of the program based support through Finnish Civil Society Organizations. The objectives of the evaluation were to provide : (1) independent and objective evidence on the results (outcome, output and impact) of the Civil Society development cooperation programmes receiving programme-based support; (2) evidence on the successes and challenges of the Civil … Read more

International Consultant/ Team Leader, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

September-December 2015 Cluster evaluation of three Food Security related project of FAO: (1) Strengthening the Role of Women in Agriculture Development for Improved Household Food “GCP/AFG/069/GER” (2) Strengthening Policy Development and Coordination for Food and Nutrition Security in Afghanistan “GCP/AFG/075/GER” and (3) Support to Extension Systems, Household Food and Livelihood Security “GCP/AFG/072/LUX”. The evaluation is … Read more