Management consulting - project cycle    

  • Programme / project formulations
  • Baseline studies
  • Strategic reviews
  • Policy advocacy and -research
  • Programme / project evaluations
  • Design of M&E systems (also online systems)
  • Training on, and facilitation for Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL)

At home in agriculture/livestock & land /water resource management sectors           

  • Commodity and value chain and market development
  • Market environment: Making Markets work for the Poor
  • Training on, and facilitation of multi-stakeholder climate smart spatial (policy) planning
  • Crop-based, integrated climate smart extension packages

Technical niche expertise on bio-engineering (Vetiver System)

  • On-farm soil & water conservation, land rehabilitation (gullies, coastal dunes
  • Infrastructure slope protection and -drainage, for roadsides and water bodies
  • Decontamination of waste water, rehabilitation of polluted land, dumpsites, quarries

Solutions that stick & stay, like fertile CLAY:
CChange the vision on land & water resource management
LLead & educate stakeholders to recognize the value of functional ecosystems 
AAdjust and adopt innovations: technology suitable for end-users, so they...
YYield more, quality & quantity of water & food, and biodiversity sustaining life for our children.

Green Cycle Consulting (GCC)

Registered in Kenya since 2009 - PIN P051244898Q
  • Platform for Land Use Sustainability Kenya (PLUS-Kenya see facebook)
  • The Vetiver Network International (TVNI see facebook and www.vetiver.org), top-rated 'Best Non-Profit' in 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015 (http://greatnonprofits.org/org/the-vetiver-network-international).

GCC's Director, Ms Elise Pinners (MSc Wageningen University & Research)

Ms Pinners is an agricultural engineer with +24 years work experience, mostly in the in agriculture and livestock, and natural and water resource management sectors. After a career as employee for NGOs (SNV, VECO), she became consultant in Vietnam, employed by Agrifood Consulting and working for clients including World Bank, FAO, IFAD and GIZ.
Since 2007 based in Kenya and working as freelancer in East and Southern Africa, she worked with MDF-ESA, NIRAS, GOPA, VSF, GFA, Dorsch and others, for clients including EU, ILO, FAO and GIZ.
Ms Pinners holds a broad spectrum of expertise including project and change management, agriculture and water resource management, although evaluation work also took her into the sectors of education, health, WASH, emergency aid and media.
'On the side' Ms Pinners developed specific expertise on bio-engineering innovations with Vetiver System (training, design and implementation on roadsides, riverbanks and housing sites on slopes, waste water treatment facilities, rehab of farm land and  coastal dunes (http://www.vetiver.org/VNN_HCMH15year.pdf, http://www.vetiver.org/ICV3-Proceedings/VNN_sanddune.pdf).
Working in a multi-cultural environment, she an effective an reliable team leader, with unquestionable ethical credentials.

Ms Pinners is a TVNI Director and PLUS-Kenya founder, board member.

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