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Westhill Knowledge

Providing solutions for evaluation, learning and knowledge in international development organisations & networks. Westhill Knowledge aims to enhance the capability of governments, NGO, foundations, think tanks, and networks to use knowledge to achieve strategic goals. We offer consultancy services that will support your goals to create, share and expand ideas and improve practice. Working primarily with international clients active in poverty reduction and development, Westhill Knowledge also collaborates with UK organisations seeking social outcomes. In our consultancy work for clients we prioritise:

  • analytical rigour in problem definition and solution
  • reflection and learning from our practice
  • respect for the diverse values of clients and other stakeholders
  • sharing lessons and experience with peers

Key Information

  • Services

    We work to unlock the practical expertise of organisations and their staff by providing  services that are structured and inclusive

  • Clients

    We work with large and highly distributed organisations, as well as individual clients

  • Staff

    Carl Jackson is the Director of Westhill Knowledge, read his Blog here

  • Contact

    You can easily contact us by phone or email at our offices in Hastings on the South East Coast of England


  • Sectors

    Climate Change – Social Protection – Water & Sanitation – Sustainable Livelihoods – Gender Equality – Natural Resource Management – Agriculture – Ethical Trade – Governance – Social Development – Research Communication – Libraries – Health

  • Countries

    Afghanistan – Bangladesh – Ethiopia – Ghana – India – Indonesia – Italy – Kenya – Lesotho – Madagascar – Myanmar – Nepal – Pakistan – Rwanda – Senegal – South Africa – Swaziland – United Kingdom – United States of America – Zambia

  • Methods

    Communities of Practice – Networks – Theory of Change – M&E Frameworks – Surveys – Interviews – Baselines – Risk Assessment – Case Studies – Literature Review – Mind Mapping – Open Space – Gift Garden – Capability Assessment – Action Learning Groups – Seminars – Training – Rapid Outcome Assessment

  • Approaches

    Knowledge Mapping – Peer Learning – Operational Research – Participation – Human Centred Design – Online Moderation – Learning Journeys – Distance Learning – Training of Trainers – QualQuant Analysis – Interdisciplinary Innovation – Write Shops

Carbon Reduction Approach

Westhill Knowledge is working with the Woodland Trust to absorb 10 tonnes of carbon dioxide through the planting of at least 40 trees, helping with our strategy to reduce our business carbon footprint for 2019/20.

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