Focused areas of expertise
Being a social anthropologist Verona Groverman has been regularly asked to highlight social aspects in more technical sectors. She has a track record in evaluation and advising related to food and nutrition security, water and natural resource management, climate change adaptation, and energy. She is often requested to provide inputs in participatory processes with organisations of male and female farmers, technical and policy departments of government institutions and NGOs, and private sector as key stakeholders. Many of her assignments carefully balance capacity building and advisory inputs. Her background as ecologist provides a welcome addition to her sociological expertise.
Verona Groverman has built up extensive knowledge, skills and experience in addressing gender equality issues. She is experienced in gender analysis and assessment, gender planning, assessing and addressing organisational and institutional gender aspects, and monitoring and evaluation from a gender perspective. She is familiar with the practical implementation of gender equality in projects, programmes and organisations.
Various organisations in other sectors requested Verona Groverman to carry out an evaluation or study, for example, concerning the situation of labourers in industries, ICT and HIV/AIDS.