Athari focuses on value driven evaluation aimed at strengthening policy and practice through the use of utilisation focused and participatory approaches. This includes supporting organisations and programmes to establish evaluation systems and processes as well as conducting mid-term or end of term programmatic evaluations and strategic reviews.

Examples of our evaluation experience are provided below. For more information, please contact: mine.pabari@athariadvisory.co.ke

Work Experiences

Participatory design of effect and impact indicators of the ecological integrity of marine protected areas in central and south Pacific coasts (2014)
Client: MARVIVA foundation
Geographical Scope: Regional (Pacific coasts)
Athari Expert: Alejandro Imbach

Evaluation of Closed Projects – Tanzania. Evaluation of seven closed Darwin Initiative projects in Tanzania to provide an external perspective on the extent and type of impact and legacy from Darwin Projects and to draw out lessons learned and best practices that account for legacy and impact (both positive and negative).  2006
Client: LTS International Limited
Geographical Scope: Local (Tanzania)
Athari Expert: Mine Pabari

Evaluation of the WWF Mozambique Country Office Strategic Plan (2016-2020) and development of the 2020-2030 Country Strategy (2020)
Client: WWF Mozambique
Geographical Scope: Mozambique
Athari Expert: Mine Pabari

Self-evaluation and annual planning for Wetlands without Borders Programme (2020)
Client: Both ENDS, The Netherlands
Geographical Scope: Multi Country - Latin America (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Bolivia) and The Netherlands)
Athari Expert: Alejandro Imbach

Asia Training Programme for Scaling up Pro-Poor Value Chains – First full supervision mission (2017/2018)
Client: IFAD
Geographical Scope: Regional – Asia
Athari Expert: Mine Pabari

External evaluation of the Selva Maya project (interconnection of transboundary protected areas and management effectiveness) internal processes and procedures with the aim to increase its efficiency and effectiveness (2020)
Client: International Union for Conservation of Nature – IUCN | Regional Office for Central America, Mexico
Geographical Scope: Multi-Country – Latin America Mexico, Belize and Guatemala
Athari Expert: Alejandro Imbach

Development of the lessons learnt report for the Sustainability and Inclusion Strategy for Growth Corridors in Africa (SUSTAIN-Africa) initiative Phase 1 (2018-2019)
Client: International Union for Conservation of Nature – IUCN
Geographical Scope: Multi-country – East and Southern Africa, focus on Mozambique and Tanzania
Athari Expert: Marie Parramon Gurney

Design and implementation of an M&E system (guidelines, formats and training) for IC Component of Project "Coastal Protection for Climate Change Adaptation in Caribbean Small Islands States"  (2017)
Client:  International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Geographical Scope: Regional, Caribbean Small Island States
Athari Expert: Alejandro Imbach

Africa Regional Workshop and Development of a Strategic Plan to enhance collective action for womens rights and environmental justice (2019)
Client:  FCAM
Geographical Scope: Regional – Africa
Athari Expert: Mine Pabari & Yemeserach Tessema

Development of the Programme Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) plan (including facilitation of the stakeholder M&E planning workshop; design of data collection and analysis methods & tools etc) for the Zanzibar Agricultural Services Support Programme (ASSP) & Agricultural Livestock Development Programme (ASDP-L) (2008)
Development Partner(s): IFAD
Geographical Scope:  National (Zanzibar)
Client: Wageningen International, Center for Development Innovation
Athari Expert: Mine Pabari

Global Alliance for Green and Gender action (GAGGA). Final External Evaluation (2020)
Client: FCAM
Geographical Scope: Global (Africa, EurAsia, Latin America)
Athari Expert: Alejandro Imbach

Global Alliance for Green and Gender action (GAGGA). Mid Term Review (2018)
Client: FCAM
Geographical Scope: Global (Africa, EurAsia, Latin America)
Athari Expert: Alejandro Imbach and Mine Pabari

Evaluation of small grants programme to support grassroots groups conducting lobby and advocacy initiatives in the intersection of womens rights and environmental justice implemented by Fondo Casa within the Global Alliance for Green Gender Action (GAGGA) (2020)
Client: Fondo Socioambiental Casa (socio-environmental fund), Brazil
Athari Expert: Alejandro Imbach

MasterCard Foundation (2020): Support to the Impact Team in implementing the new Impact Framework for Young Africa Works Africa
Client: MasterCard Foundation
Geographical Scope: Africa (Kenya, Uganda, Senegal, Nigeria, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Ghana)
Athari Expert: Mine Pabari