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Saskia Bauner

  • Place of residence: Lindau, Germany
  • Clients: GIZ, Swiss Development Cooperation, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), GFA Consulting, Welthungerhilfe etc.
  • Email: sbauner[at]gmail[dot]com

Short introduction

Saskia Bauner is a social scientist with 17 years of profound experience in international cooperation. Gender- women empowerment and transformative change for greater gender equality are integral parts of her work in the field of refugees/migration, economic and social integration of vulnerable people, peace-building, reconstruction, social protection, rural development and food security.
She provides gender and context/conflict analyses, advisory services and follow -up for process oriented changes.

Thematic key areas


  • Masculinity

Women, peace and security

  • Participation of women in peace processes
  • Development-Oriented Emergency Assistance
  • Displacement & Migration
  • Peace-Building
  • Conflict-Sensitive Rebuilding
  • Crisis Prevention, Conflict Transformation and Stabilization


  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)

Rural development

  • Food Security
  • Land Policy

Social security

  • Basic social security

Female economic empowerment

  • Vocational training
  • Financial Inclusion
  • Empowerment of Businesswomen
  • Labor Market Access


Analysis and planning

  • Capacity WORKS
  • Creating Program Proposals
  • Gender Budgeting
  • Gender Analysis
  • Operational Planning
  • Participatory Planning Methods
  • Project Review
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Strategic Planning

Instruments of Financial Cooperation

  • Fonds
  • Microfinance
  • Technical-Financial-Cooperation
  • Grants

Facilitation, Training and Capacity Development

  • Change Management
  • Presentation of Workshops and Events
  • Conduct Trainings
  • Training of Trainers (TOT)/ Teaching Methodology

Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Development of Results-Oriented Monitoring Systems
  • Co-Finance Processes
  • Project Progress Review (PPR)

Project management

  • Development of Cooperations
  • Leadership


  • German Native language
  • English C2 Nearly native language skills
  • French B1 Advanced language application
  • Spanish C1 Expert language skills



  • North Africa
  • East-Africa
  • Southern Africa


  • South Asia
  • Central Asia

Latin America and the Caribbean

  • South America

Middle East and North Africa

  • Middle East