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 scoping trip; Work with the SI HQ staff to coordinate logistical arrangements for the December 2018 scoping trip; Attend meetings with the Principal Investigator during the scoping trip to engage with local stakeholders and inform the survey design; Contribute to post-scoping trip summary report;  Provide technical and sectoral guidance to the survey team, including inputs specifically relevant to the Nepali research context, as necessary; Assist with preparing and obtaining ethical reviews from in-country ethical review boards; Assist with preparing the study design and survey protocol; Lead context-relevant updates to the Feed the Future survey instruments; Provide guidance to the local firm for pretesting training, pre-testing instruments, conducting training for enumerators and assure quality of data; Complete additional tasks, as requested by the Principal Investigator and Project Manager, as necessary.