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Brent Tegler PhD

Education Qualifications International development PhD research investigated complex and inter-related social, cultural, economic, environmental, political, and climatic factors contributing to desertification, wind erosion, poverty, food insecurity and arid-land management in the Sahel region of Mali.

Additional Training Certificates: Community Based Adaptation to Climate Change; Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation; and Gender-based Analysis.

International Development Experience Over thirty years of international development experience in integrated ecosystem management, climate change adaptation and mitigation, drought and water scarcity management, climate smart agriculture, sustainable land management and gender, youth, elder and persons with disability inclusion through participation in a wide range of international development projects.

International experience in climate smart development and resilience, area-based development, disaster risk reduction, community resilience and socio-economic development through climate change studies in Infrastructure; Agriculture, Natural Resource; Health and Sanitation; and Cross-Sector.

Experience working in tropical countries in West Africa (Mali, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Senegal, Ghana), East Africa (Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania), Middle East (Iran, Jordan), the Asian Region (Indonesia, Myanmar, Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand) and the Pacific Region (Solomon Islands, Niue, Samoa, Papua New Guinea).

Monitoring and Evaluation Experience: Over fifteen years of monitoring and evaluation experience, including the following UNDP environment, climate change and poverty reduction projects:

  • Final Evaluation of Programme for Accelerated Community Development in The Gambia
  • Mid-Term Evaluation of Governance for Resilient Development in Pacific Islands Countries in Fiji, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu, Kiribati, Republic of Marshall Islands, and Federated States of Micronesia
  • Interim Evaluation of UNDP GCF funded project in Bangladesh Enhancing adaptive capacities of coastal communities, especially women, to cope with climate change induced salinity
  • Final Evaluation of UNDP Country Program Document Environment Pillar in Tanzania
  • Final Evaluation of UNDP/FAO joint project in Ethiopia – Support to Livelihoods of drought affected households and resilience building of vulnerable groups in Warder and Kebredahar Woredas of Ethiopia Somali Region
  • Terminal Evaluation of UNDP GEF project in Kenya – Enhancing Wildlife Conservation in the Productive Southern Rangelands through a Landscape Approach
  • Terminal Evaluation of UNDP GEF project in Tanzania – Enhancing the Forest Nature Reserves Network for Biodiversity Conservation in Tanzania
  • Terminal Evaluation of UNDP GEF project in Samoa – Strengthening Multi-Sectoral Management of Critical Landscapes
  • Terminal Evaluation of UNDP GEF project in Iran – Building a Multiple-use Forest Management Framework to Conserve Biodiversity in the Caspian Hyrcanian Forest
  • Terminal Evaluation of UNDP GEF Special Climate Change Fund Project for Strategic Planning and Actions to Strengthen Climate Resilience of  Rural Communities in Nusa Tenggara Timur

Excellent familiarity with UNDP, OECD-DAC and World Bank evaluation methodologies, conducting evidence based, triangulated data assessment of relevance, efficiency, effectiveness, impact, gender, and sustainability to provide practical recommendations for project and program sustainability and lessons learned for scaling up and project design.

International experience in design and use of adaptive management tools, and monitoring and evaluation mechanisms including:

  • “SMART” criteria – Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time-bound assessment of the Strategic Results Framework (SRF) indicators and targets;
  • Gender analysis and gender and social inclusion action plans in the context of climate change;
  • Application and assessment of risk ratings and mitigation measures;
  • Assessment of the effectiveness of adaptive management strategies; and
  • Impact assessment of the Theory of Change (TOC) project objectives/outcomes, impact drivers and assumptions and intermediate and long-term goal(s) or “ideal state”.
1990 to 1994
University of Guelph PhD

Multi-disciplinary international development research on desertification

1999 to present
Liana Environmental Consulting Ltd. Senior Ecologist/President

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