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Connecting People and Ideas for Integrated Development

Adaptive Management Theory and Practice for International Development

Where: Washington DC

Training Facilitators

BocockPiers Bocock is a recognized international development leader and innovator, with a focus on developing and implementing effective KM, organizational learning, OD, and engagement approaches to deliver results and impact. As the former Chief of Party for the USAID LEARN Contract, Piers worked to strengthen intentional collaborating, learning and adapting across the agency and with its partners, for greater development effectiveness and brings strong insight into current donor thinking on Adaptive Management.

GiordanoNicola Giordano is currently heading the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) services team in the Operations department at Action Against Hunger UK. In his current role, he is leading a team of MEAL advisors and officers in delivering MEAL services both within the organization and external agencies- institutional donors and other INGOs. Previously, he worked at CARE International UK, responsible for providing technical and strategic support across CARE's global portfolio.

WadesonAlix Wadeson is a consulting professional with over a decade of experience working on long-term development, humanitarian and peacebuilding programming in International Non-Government Organizations (INGOs) and as a consultant, with extensive experience in program management, coordination and Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL). Alix has established a proven track record of success working in diverse roles across programs in Africa, the Middle East and Asia.

WolfeAndrea Wolfe has over twenty years’ experience focused on project design for international development assistance, training needs assessment and project monitoring and evaluation. She has worked on projects in Latin America, Africa, and Central and Eastern Europe. She served as Chief of Party on USAID, and in senior positions for the OSCE and EU programs. She holds an M.A. in International Development. Ms. Wolfe is fluent in French, Portuguese and Italian, and conversant in Spanish.

Course Providers

“Adaptive Management Theory and Practice” is being provided through a partnership between the Center for International Development (CID) at the State University of New York (SUNY), Albany; and the Department of Economic Sciences at the University of Bologna.