Expertise

Femconsult provides expertise in various areas of international development, such as:

  • Gender equality and women’s empowerment / women’s rights
  • Food security, including agriculture and nutrition
  • Socio-economic development / poverty reduction, including income generation, value chain development, women’s economic empowerment and social protection
  • Integrated water resources management (IWRM), and water supply, sanitation and hygiene (WASH)
  • Gender, peace and security
  • Environment, natural resource management and climate change
  • Public health, and sexual & reproductive health and rights
  • Education, training and communication
  • Good governance, human rights and social inclusion / diversity
  • Capacity development of civil society organisations and government agencies

Experts are carefully selected either from our in-house staff, from our inner circle of associated experts or are drawn from the large group of (inter)national experts registered in the Femconsult database. Femconsult’s project management includes technical and administrative backstopping of our experts and quality control of outputs such as advice and/or reports. Closer cooperation with universities in the Netherlands is presently being developed to provide a link to research and cutting edge developments in the field of gender and development.