PICOTEAM is a network-organisation with nodes in Africa, Latin America and Europe
  that supports efforts to bring about change and innovations for sustainable development.

PICOTEAM Ltd. PICO Southern Africa PICO Uganda PICO Tanzania PICO Latin America
PICO Academy for Practitioners PICO Knowledge Networking

Our Experiences

Below we present some of the core experiences PICOTEAM members made in different geographic areas and in the context of our Focal Areas:

Experiences according to Geographic Areas

Experiences according to Focal Areas

Experiences according to activities in cross-cutting issues

All Experiences

PICOTEAM supports Knowledge Management in IFAD projects and programmes   2009 - 2012
Network for Enhanced Market Access by Smallholders in East and Southern Africa (NEMAS)   2011 - 2012
PICOTEAM supports the Climate Change Adaptation in Africa (CCAA)    2009 - 2012
PICOTEAM strengthens research leadership and management competencies of NARIs in East and Central Africa   2009 - 2012
Developing Platform on Biodiversity in Mesoamerica   2012
Sustainable Management and Protection of the Natural Resources in two Watersheds, Dominican Republic   2007 - 2012
Change management in the Limpopo National Park, Mozambique   2008 - 2012
Poverty Reduction through Sustainable Management of Natural Resources in the Cross-border Catchment Area of Río Artibonito,Haiti and Dominican Republic   2008 - 2011
PICOTEAM participated in a Feasibility Study to set-up a new GIZ programme in Colombia   2011
PICOTEAM supported task force to develop the Kenyan Agricultural Sector Development Strategy (ASDS)   2011
Supporting Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Food Agriculture and Natural Resources (FARNAR) Sustainable Forest Management and Conservation   2011
New Programme on Natural Protected Area Management in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru   2011
Operational planning of the 'African Water Facility' (AWF)   2011
African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) conservation versus agriculture   2011
Assessment of the Swaziland National Agricultural Extension System   2010
FOOD AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES POLICY ANALYSIS NETWORK (FANRPAN) - Annual High Level Regional Policy Dialogue on Food Security    2010
PICOTEAM conducted mid-term evaluation of health projects in Dominican Republic   2010
PICOTEAM involved in food security initiative   2010
PICOTEAM has facilitated the SADC Regional consultation meeting on the development of a Regional Agricultural Policy (RAP)   2010
ASARECA was supported by PICOTEAM in developing leadership and management capacities   2010
Mid-Term Review of the IFAD 'First Mile Project Phase II' with respect to sustainable and reliable services along market chains in rural areas, Tanzania   2009
Mid-Term Evaluation of the GEF/UNDP Project 'Sustainable Management of the Upper Sabana Yegua Watershed System', Dominican Republic   2009
Mid-Term Review (PVK) of a GTZ Program for Agricultural Development (PROAGRO), Bolivia   2008
Change management in ASARECA   2005 - to date
Developing and establishing an Africa wide network on conservation farming   1998 - to date
Sustainable Forest Management in Latin America   1995 - to date
Support of National Extension Reform Program, Dominican Republic   2006 - 2009
Participatory Action Research for Sustainable Wetland Management, South Africa   2005 - 2008
Macadamia Innovation Platform - Strengthening Farmer Organisations , South Africa   2003 - 2008
Quality Seeds Production by Smallholder Farmers, South Africa   2000 - 2008
Competence Development for Conservation Agriculture in the SADC region   2000 - 2008
Change management in IFAD, Rome   2007
Strategic Planning & Change Process at the World Agroforestry Center (ICRAF)   2006 - 2007
1999 - 2000
Development of Partnership Management System at ILRI   2005 - 2007
Developing an Innovation Platform on Organic Farming  in South Africa   2005 - 2007
Strategy Development at the Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI), Kenya   2005 - 2007
Programme development, and Coaching Support to the Project 
‘Multiple Use Systems of Water’
  2004 - 2007
Strategic & Business Planning of the Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR)   2004 and 2007
Organisation of III World Congress in Conservation Agriculture, Kenya   2003 - 2007
Change management and services development in the Cooperative College in Moshi / Tanzania   1996 - 2007
Mobilising the self–organisation of 30.000 livestock farmers, South Africa   2005 - 2006
Change management and innovation systems development in Ethiopia   2004 - 2006
Review of Partnership Management in the International Forestry Research Centre (CIFOR), Indonesia   2005
Guided self evaluation of INADES   2005
Development of regional Mid-Term Plans (MTP) of CGIAR in Africa   2005
Strategic Planning at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)   2005
Strategy Development and Start Up of RUFORUM   2004 - 2005
Competence development in Integrated Agricultural Research for Development (IAR4D) in Uganda and Wageningen University, The Netherlands   2003 - 2005
PEA – Participatory Extension Approach / Community Development / Local Organisational Development , Dominican Republic   2001 - 2005
Supporting research and extension to becoming more smallholder farmer oriented, South Africa   1999 - 2005
Programme development and coaching of the African Highlands Initiative (AHI)   1999 - 2005
Improving Soil Fertility Management in Smallholder Farming, South Africa   1999 - 2005
Organisational Assessment in TACRI in Tanzania   2004
Review and Reform of the National Agricultural Research System (NARS) in Uganda   2002 - 2004
Innovation systems development in South Africa   1998 - 2004
Institutionalisation of pilot innovation approaches into research organisations in Tanzania and Ethiopia   2000 - 2003
Strategic Planning ILRI   1999 - 2003
Programme development and coaching of the CIFOR adaptive collaborative management Programme (ACM)   1999 . 2002
Support to the CGIAR programme on participatory research and gender analysis (PRGA)   1996 - 2002
Change Management in Extension - Agritex, Zimbabwe   1996 - 2002
Fostering Integration of CGIAR in Eastern & Southern Africa   2001