Our Projects

This section outlines the work that Kanko Associates has done in the past; it also includes
some work done by the individual members of the core consulting team in the past.

This section outlines the consulting assignments that Kanko Associates has undertaken in the past; it   also includes some work done by the individual members of the core consulting team in the past.

Activity Title and Brief Description of WorkPeriod of AssignmentClient/Organization
Gender Specialist for Land use Planning on the Integrated Land and Resource Governance (ILRG) task order under the Strengthening Tenure and Resource Rights II (STARR II)December 2019 to dateTetra Tech ARD
Baseline study for a Ford Foundation funded project, “A Programme on Transforming Gender Social Norms and Ending Violence Against Women and Girls in Rural Communities in Ghana”April 2021 and on-goingGender Studies and Human Rights Documentation Centre
Conducted gender assessment of ECOM and selected cocoa communities in two cocoa districtsDecember 2020-February 2021Tetra Tech ARD
Conducted training for Gender Centre staff and partners on Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL); proposal writing and report writing.December Gender Studies and Human Rights Documentation Centre
Community Dialogue on the Socio-Economic Impact of COVID 19 on Women and Girls in 4 communities in the Ashanti RegionDecember 2020Network for Women’s Rights in Ghana/PLAN Ghana
Regional-Level Trainings for identified GES schedule officers and other external participants in the Ashanti and Bobo regions on the dissemination of the Guidelines for Prevention of Pregnancy Among School Girls’ and Facilitation of Re-Entry into School After Childbirth’November 2020Girls Education Unit/UNICEF
Negotiation Skills – Training Women in Politics Training ProgrammeOctober 2020Network for Women’s Rights In Ghana/AWDF
Training Workshop on Gender Based Violence/Inequalities and Vulnerabilities for ActionAid’s Young Urban Women’s MovementSeptember 2020ActionAid Ghana
Conducted a impact assessment of the STEM component of the HNA project. The STEM clinics were organised to promote girls pursuing STEM-related courses and careers.Tracer Study on the May-June 2020UNESCO
impact assessment of the STEM component of the HNA project. The STEM clinics were organised to promote girls pursuing STEM-related courses and careers. Pending Pending
Facilitated training on Gender Equality and Social Inclusion as well as Advocacy for WCF staff and partnersFebruary 2020WABiCC, for Wild Chimpazee Foundation (WCF)
Baseline study of Sabre’s staff understanding of the Gender landscape. February 2020Share Education
Gender Analysis study of Sabre Education’s Remote learning program for kindergarten PupilsJanuary 2020Share Education
Facilitated the review and discussion of the Ghana National Beijing +25 Parallel report for CSOs and Women’s Rights organization in the middle beltNovember 2019Network for Women’s Rights in Ghana
Training on the National Gender Policy and its contents for Regional CSOs in the Ashanti RegionOctober, 2019Defence for Children International
Facilitated capacity training of citizens’ groups and anti-corruption champions (ACCs) across Ghana. The training covered 4 modules: Communication; Advocacy and lobbying; Grant proposal writing and resource mobilization as well as Basic financial management (including budgeting)October – November 2019Ghana Integrity International (GII)
Facilitated the development of a new strategic plan for Norsaac.September 2019 – January 2020Norsaac
Facilitated the development of a new strategic plan for Norsaac.September 2019 – January 2020Norsaac
Facilitated Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Training for local CSOs, working in to promote biodiversity and conservation in the Gola Forest of Liberia and Sierra LeoneSeptember 2019Tetra Tech ARD (WABiCC)
Training workshop for selected GES Officers/Stakeholders on Gender Based ViolenceAugust 2019Girls’ Education Unit (GES) with support from UNICEF
Conducted a study on “the situation of gender sensitive youth access to education, training and representation in youth and education decision making spaces”August – November 2019Norsaac
Facilitated a Regional Women’s Forum for CSOs, Activists/Advocates and women’s groups on Critical Issues affecting Women and the Marginalized in the Ashanti regionJuly 2019Network for Women’s Rights In Ghana/AWDF
Supporting Deforestation-Free Cocoa in Ghana – Land use Planning Diagnostic ResearchMay – July 2019Tetra Tech ARD
Final evaluation of DPOD-supported programme interventions (2016-2019): “Integrated Formal Employment Programme for Persons with Disabilities in Ghana” and the Organisational Development componentJune – July 2019Ghana Federation of the Disabled (GFD)
Conduct Due DiligJanuary, 2019Ghana Oil and Gas for Inclusive Growth (GOGIG)
Assessment of the impact of large-scale land acquisition from a gender and social inclusion perspectiveMarch – April 2018COLANDEF
Capacity Building March, 2018Fair Trade Africa
Staff capacity building on policy analysis and reportingApril-May, 2018Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP)
Development of Financial Planning and Reporting system using Advance MS Excel ModellingMay, 2018Fair Trade Africa
Assessment of The Economic and Sexual Exploitation in the Informal Work Spaces of GhanaOct. – December 2018Action Aid Ghana
Finalization of Girls Education Strategy Document for GEU/GES Sept – November 2018UNESCO
Training on Lobbying and Campaigning Women in Politics ProgrammeAugust 2018Frederick Hertzberg Foundation
Facilitation of Evidence Based Advocacy trainingJuly 2018West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI)
Assessment of the impact of large-scale land acquisition from a gender and social inclusion perspectiveMarch – April 2018COLANDEF
Assessment of The Economic and Sexual Exploitation in the Informal Work Spaces of Ghana Oct. – December 2018Action Aid Ghana
Finalization of Girls Education Strategy Document for GEU/GESSept – November 2018UNESCO
Training on Lobbying and Campaigning Women in Politics ProgrammeAugust 2018Frederick Hertzberg Foundation
Facilitation of Evidence Based Advocacy trainingJuly 2018West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI)
Advance Excel Training for StaffJuly, 2017 UT Bank
Provide project management advisory services April 2015 – ongoingOffice of the President – Cabinet Secretariat
Led a team to review the internal control systems of Tropo Farms (Second largest fish producing company in Africa producing over 2,000 metric tonnes of fish per annum)February 2017Deon & Noed International (Audit, Tax and Management Consultants)
Conduct Due Diligence Assessment (DDA) on two prospective partnersSeptember, 2016Ghana Oil and Gas for Inclusive Growth (GOGIG)
Review of Financial Policy and Procedures manual April, 2016Ghana Oil and Gas for Inclusive Growth (GOGIG)
Financial management system appraisal, system restructuring and capacity building November 2015 to March 2016Business and Financial Times (B&FT)
Part of a team to restructure the PIAC Secretariat, recruit and build capacity of staffJune 2015 to February, 2016Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC)
Financial management training for staffSeptember, 2015Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP)
Development of grant proposalAugust 2015LADA Innovative and Creativity
Quality assurance of capacity building for civil society organisation August 2014 and July 2015West Africa Institute of Fundraising (WAIF)
Financial performance analysis and system appraisal June to July 2015Fletcher holdings
Accounting system diagnosis and redesigning (SUN Systems) July 2015Twifo Oil Palm Plantation (TOPP), a subsidiary of Unilever
Financial management system appraisal, system restructuring and capacity buildingOctober to December 2014Northern Sector Action on Awareness Campaign (NORSAAC)
Valuation of the Business Energy unit of the enterpriseMay 2014Business and Financial Times (B&FT)