ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND PRIVATE SECTOR

STRATEGIES! has extensive experience working with individual entrepreneurs,business development foundations, and government agencies in an effort to spur economic growth and private sector development. STRATEGIES! has worked with a multitude of clients, designing business development curricula, working with entrepreneurs on improving their business plans, and helping governments identify top economic policy priorities.

Examples of our work 

  • Vital Voices VVGrow Fellowship: Working with the Vital Voices Global Partnership Africa Department, STRATEGIES! designed and implemented a year long fellowship supporting women entrepreneurs in sub-Saharan Africa grow their businesses. See here for more details.

 

  • Africa Businesswomen’s Network: For over 5 years, STRATEGIES! has worked with the ABWN, a multi-national coalition of businesswomen associations, promoting private sector development and women’s economic participation across the continent. See here for more details.

 

  • Supporting Public Advocacy for Regional Competitiveness: Through the SPARC program, STRATEGIES! has worked with 4 businesswomen associations across sub-Saharan Africa to develop and implement local, national and regional advocacy campaigns aimed at improving the economic environment for women. See here for more details.

 

WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT

STRATEGIES! has extensive experience working with organizations and individuals building their women’s empowerment capacity. As a women-owned and women-run company, STRATEGIES is uniquely positioned to provide targeted support in: Women’s Leadership,
Gender Sensitive Budgeting, Gender Mainstreaming of Program and Procedure Implementation, Gender Sensitive Evaluation Tools and Methodologies.

Examples of our work

  • Cameroon Ministry of Finance: The Cameroon Ministry of Finance engaged STRATEGIES! to help examine and improve the extent of gender mainstreaming throughout all state institutions. See here for more details.
  • Vital Voices Global Ambassadors Program: In 2012, STRATEGIES! facilitated the Vital Voices Global Partnership’s Global Ambassadors Program Mentoring Forum in Cape Town, South Africa. See here for more details.
  • International Conference on the Great Lakes Region: STRATEGIES! worked with the ICGLR Executive Secretariat to improve and streamline gender mainstreaming practices throughout organizational protocols and programming. See here for more details.

AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

STRATEGIES! works closely with local councils, national governments, and regional bodies to determine top agricultural, natural resource, and land management policy priorities. STRATEGIES! recognizes the importance of sustainable resource management to peace and
security, and is thus committed to supporting government efforts in designing effective and responsive agricultural policies and programs.

Examples of our work

  • Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme: STRATEGIES! facilitated the continent-wide CAADP meeting, dedicated to ensuring the development and implementation of national agriculture and food security investment plans across the region. See here for more details.

 

  • West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development: Working with officials from 22 member states across West and Central Africa, STRATEGIES! helped identify the top research priorities for advancing non-staple crop development in the region. See here for more details.

 

  • AfricaInteract: For two years, STRATEGIES! worked with West and East Africa representatives of AfricaInteract, facilitating dialogue between researchers and policy makers to advance climate change efforts across the continent. See here for more details.

GOVERNANCE, ANTI-CORRUPTION, PEACE & SECURITY

For over a decade, STRATEGIES! has worked with local, regional, and international bodies addressing good governance, conflict resolution, and post-conflict reconstruction. Through our work, we help organizations develop effective and innovative strategies to tackle the
complex challenges of improving local, national and regional governance structures.

Examples of our Work

  • African Union Advisory Board on Corruption: In partnership with the GIZ AU Office, STRATEGIES! facilitated the development of the organization’s 5-year strategic plan. See here for more details.

 

  • International Conference on the Great Lakes Region: Working with the Executive Secretariat of the ICGLR, STRATEGIES! facilitated the development of the Regional Initiative on “Prevention and Punishment of Crimes of Genocide, War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity, Crimes of Sexual Violence, Fighting Impunity, and Reconciliation.” See here for more details.

 

  • Pan African Parliament: In 2010, STRATEGIES! helped the PAP develop a long-term strategic plan guiding their transition into a legislative body. See here for more details.

PUBLIC SPEAKING

Daring to invent the future of Africa” : KAH WALLA at TEDxWarwick 2014