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Lalu Maya Kadel

Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, Strategic Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation

My role at ICIMOD

My role is to lead the design and implementation of a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation system for our programmes and initiatives under the overall guidance of the Head of Strategic Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation. My responsibilities range from designing a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation (M&E) framework catering to the needs of the programmes and in line with our Strategy and Results Framework; supporting colleagues in developing theories of change and monitoring, evaluation and learning plans; designing and implementing initiative assessments and evaluations; supporting the maintenance of centre-wide performance data for key indicators; and supporting our internal review and planning processes, including ensuring quality reporting processes.

Lalu Maya Kadel

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How do you protect the pulse of the planet?

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I protect the pulse of the planet through my role in support of navigating change towards impact for which proper planning, evidence-based feedback and reflexive practice are crucial. Personally, I also follow environment-friendly practices and urge others in my circles to do the same.

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What is your favorite part of the work you do at ICIMOD?

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What I enjoy most is the regional aspect of ICIMOD’s work and the fact that it is based on cutting age science.

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What are you passionate about?

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I’m passionate about traveling and exploring new areas. I love reading newspapers and books in my leisure time.

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My qualifications

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I hold an MSc in statistics, an MA in sociology, a BSc in forestry and a BSc in physical science. I’ve worked with bilateral and multilateral agencies and have extensive experience across all of the major domains of results-based management, monitoring and evaluation. I have a proven track record of playing an instrumental role in bringing a gender and equity focus to several organisations for the effective management of gendered outcomes.