Management

"Management" has a million meanings. In the management of development organisations, participatory approaches play an important role. They need to be strengthened if the goal of empowerment - on many levels - is to be achieved. Many efforts go into increasing effectiveness and efficiency. Actors in development are expected to be accountable to their target groups and their donors, in terms of performance, impact and finance.
 
On these issues, FAKT has provided consulting services to international funding partners and implementing agencies based in the global North, and churches and to organisations in the South and East.
 FAKT focuses on a number of specific fields:

News

Wolfgang Heinrich, veteran expert on the Do No Harm approach and involved in its development from early days, provided a one-day training for FAKT consultants in October 2019 on how to implement the Do No Harm approach.

A day’s input and reflection of FAKT consultants in April 2019 served to understand the chances of digitalisation for consultancies and for development interventions. Nora Hauptman of betterplace.lab gave a vivid overview of trends with lots of practical examples.

In 2015, FAKT conducted an ex-post impact analysis of environmental projects on the Balkans, commissioned by the Austrian Development Agency ADA. 37 projects were analysed.