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Helen Finlay Helen Finlay

Helen is a Consultant in IPE Triple Line's Forest Governance and Climate Change sector. She is an international development professional with 5 years' experience in forest governance, gender and capacity development and has a background in supporting civil society and government stakeholders to promote strong and accountable governance institutions, processes and structures. Helen has designed and managed projects on community forestry management and women's empowerment in West Africa, including FLEGT VPA monitoring and increasing multi-stakeholder dialogue in local land governance structures, with a specific focus on strengthening participation of marginalised groups, notably women. Helen has experience in evaluations that assess livelihood impact and forest management. She has designed impact results frameworks using DAC criteria and is part of the DFID FLAG Indonesian evaluation team.

Helen has strong research capabilities and skills in political economy analysis, with experience collecting qualitative and quantitative data, as well as producing technical policy and legal reports. Most recently, Helen was the author of a research paper on women's customary land rights in Liberia.

Helen has country experience in:

  • Africa - Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Côte d'Ivoire, Nigeria, Madagascar
  • Asia/Pacific - India, Indonesia, Nepal
  • Americas - Mexico

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