CTA (December 2018 – current) – Monitoring and Evaluation Consultant Data4Ag
Martine is contracted to do the M&E of the Data4Ag programme in Burkina Faso, Burundi, Kenya, Lesotho, Swaziland and Uganda. The Data4Ag project is aimed at positioning farmers’ organisations to take best advantage of data-driven services in a sustainable way through supporting geo-located farmer registration of members of large farmer organisations (tea, coffee, maize), the use of Internet of Things (like digital scales linked to a mobile app) and the use of drone technology as part of the digitalisation revolution in agriculture and a way to create jobs for young Africans.
GFA / GIZ (January 2019 – August 2019) – digital TVET e-library
Team Leader of scoping mission (January-February 2019) to determine the feasibility of a digital e-library for teaching and learning materials for 200 technical and agricultural vocational schools in Ghana (Ghana Skills Initiative). After the feasibility mission the team was assigned (May-August 2019) to develop a prototype digital library that will be ready the end of August 2019.
Landell-Mills, Performance Evaluation of the New Alliance Information and Communication Technologies Agriculture Extension Challenge Fund – September 2017 – May 2019
ICT4D and Agriculture Expert in an Performance Evaluation conducted by Landell-Mills for of the New Alliance Information and Communication Technologies Agriculture Extension Challenge Fund (NA-ICT) funded by DFID, USAID, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and IFAD. This is a multi-country evaluation in Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Mozambique, Senegal and Tanzania with a theory based approach (Theory of Change and Value for Money analysis). Martine was responsible for the qualitative analysis of the ICT components, including content development and the analysis of cross-channel approaches, dissemination & communication strategies, financial sustainability and business models. She was also responsible for the value for money analysis.
Cadena, Funded by Nuffic/Niche - Strengthening the capacities of TVETA for enhancing the performance of the TVET education system in Kenya – September 2017 – Current
Team Leader for the Participatory Design of the Registration, Accreditation and Licensing Portal of TVET institutions in Kenya (TVETA) and supervision / quality control of the development of the system by a local company. This project is part of a larger project "Strengthening the capacities of TVETA for enhancing the performance of the TVET education system in Kenya" by MDF (lead firm), Cadena, Hanze UAS, and the University of Eldoret.
GFA / KfW (January 2017 – February 2017, August-November 2018) – Track & Trace system TVET and School Management Information System (May – June 2019)
Team Leader of a Track & Trace system using web portal, mobile app and SMS gateway for 15 Agricultural Technical Vocational Education and Training Institutes, based on outcome indicators of a large program to improve performance and relevance for job market of 15 TVET centres. Martine was responsible for the design of the implementation plan (process, budget total cost of ownership, training and expertise needed to develop the track & trace system and the school management information system), she was also responsible for the supervising / quality assurance of the development of the track & trace system by a local company (change management).
CTA (October 2016 – August 2017) Evaluation ICT4Ag Strategy
Final evaluation focusing on outcome and impact results of the CTA ICT4Ag Strategic Program (2010 – 2015) based on OECD DAC criteria and a revised Theory of Change of CTA’s Master Project No.3:Promoting the application of ICTs for agriculture and rural development policies and strategies and agricultural value chains development in Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries. Martine was responsible for the evaluation several programme components: Web2.0 & Social media programme, Apps4Ag, Youth in Agriculture, social reporting, e-debates and building viable delivery models ICT4Ag Call for proposals through document reviews, interviews, surveys with beneficiaries. The report included concrete recommendations on how to take forward CTA’s interventions on ICT for Agriculture in the implementation of the Strategic Plan 2016-2020.
Data4Development Associate (January 2016 – January 2017)
Collaboration with Data4Development, a Dutch organisation specialised in the collection, use and visualisation of data to create more aid transparency and accountability using the IATI data standard. Facilitation of IATI Readiness workshop Centre for Development Innovation Wageningen University, co-organiser IATI Learning Workshop, facilitation IATI workshop Dutch Relief Alliance, IATI implementation for Rutgers WPF and CNV International.
GFA / KfW (May 2016 – April 2017) (Pre) feasibility study
(Pre) feasibility study in May-June 2016 and Feasibility study ICT in TVET in Kenya in March-April 2017 with a team of three consultants: sector analysis, identification good practices ICT in TVET, identification of investment options, assessment of options, sustainability plan, costing and a proposal on way forward to introduce ICT packages (Digital CBET Content, ICT Infrastructure, ICT for Management, ICT for employability, Digital Assessment and ICT for Communication) in three Centres of Excellence
GIZ (April 2016- May 2016) - Participatory Content Development Process SMS / Voice message Rice farmers Ghana
Consultancy Assignment for GIZ to technical assistance and facilitation of the Content Development Process of SMS and Voice messages by FarmerLine for the Rice Value Chain (agro tips and nutrition) in Ghana as part of a larger program (CARI, implemented by TechnoServe, Supported by GIZ and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation