PICO-EA is a not-for-profit organisation based in Nairobi but working across Africa. We are an Organisational Development agency. Our objective is to help midwife transformative rural development in Africa. We work with a broad range of partners to innovate and deploy a variety of cutting-edge methodologies designed to improve institutional performance. We use participatory learning processes and specialized facilitation approaches to optimize individual, team and organizational performance, encourage creativity, adaptability and foster the practice of new, transformative ways of doing things.
Our areas of experience and expertise include:
- Organizational Development
- Strategy development and institutional planning
- Leadership and management capacity development
- Partnership development and management
- Design and facilitation of complex multi-stakeholder processes
- Value chain analysis and development
- Policy formulation
- Monitoring and evaluation
WHAT WE DO
Project Development and Implementation Support
We help institutions, teams and partnerships develop projects/programs, and/or improve efficiency and effectiveness in project implementation, mentor ‘problem’ projects – helping identify challenges, and facilitating co-creation of solutions during project implementation.more
Implementation of Agricultural and Rural Development Programs
PICO-EA partners with agricultural and rural development organizations in Africa and beyond to implement projects that support research and development, innovation, market access, climate change adaptation and mitigation, among others.
Leadership and Management Capacity Development
We provide customized capacity development primarily for agricultural research and development (R&D) institutions, geared at building (‘soft’) skills that underpin successful and sustainable projects
We work with leading organisations to help them define who they are, where they want to go, and how to get there.
We facilitate teams to develop compelling strategies that strongly harness perspectives of critical stakeholders.
Project Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning
We support project teams to design and apply monitoring and evaluation tools with emphasis on results – outcomes and impact.