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Welcome to OneWorld


OneWorld is an African-based sustainable development consulting organisation focused on adaptive development within the context of a changing climate and resource constraints. We work at a science-policy-development interface with a view to building resilience to the challenge of climate change. As the region continues to develop, we constantly seek ways of supporting in-country and inter-regional objectives whilst accelerating the pace of change.

What we do


Establish the EVIDENCE for change 

Translate into POLICIES, STRATEGIES & ACTION PLANS 

Implement through CAPACITY BUILDING & KNOWLEDGE SHARING 

  • Climate Risk & Vulnerability Assessments
  • Development Futures Assessment
  • Water Security Assessments
  • Policy & Institutional Mapping
  • Food Security Analysis
  • Political Economy Analysis
  • Human Security Analysis
  • Sustainable Livelihood Development
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Climate Change & Health Assessments
  • Feasibility Studies & Business Planning
  • Proposal Development & Financing
  • Regulatory & Legal Review
  • Multilateral Negotiation Advisory
  • Localising Multilateral Agreements
  • National & Regional Policymaking
  • Facilitate Public-Private Partnerships
  • Resource Mobilisation & Investment Planning
  • Building Climate Diplomacy Coalitions
  • Social Inclusion & Gender Mainstreaming
  • Green Growth Value Chain Development
  • Programme & Project Evaluation
  • Green skills & enterprise development
  • Training Programme Design & Implementation
  • Participatory Analysis
  • Workshop Facilitation
  • Stakeholder Engagement & Communication
  • Information Packaging
  • Publications
  • Process Facilitation & Strategic Dialogue
  • Institutional Strengthening
  • Knowledge Sharing Platforms & Products
  • Knowledge, Attitude & Practice Surveys
  • Deliver Our Projects in line with International Best Practice

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  • Project Management & Reporting
  • Budgetary Compliance
  • Audit Compliance
  • Risk Management
  • Quality Assurance
  • Programme Design
  • Publications Design & Delivery
  • Operations & Logistics Management
  • Our Areas of Focus


     

    OneWorld has developed skill and experience in translating the overwhelming evidence base of climate change and impact into realistic policy and institutional arrangements across four areas of expertise:

     

    Water-Energy-Food Security

    Improving political, environmental and human capacity to adjust to a changing climate.
    Climate-Smart Finance

    Understanding and developing strategic financial insights to meet regional, national and local adaptation and mitigation needs
    Policy & Development Futures

    Strengthening the institutional platform of African countries to participate in global development
    Inclusive Green Growth

    Mobilising green economies through energy security, resource management and low carbon solutions

    Why work with us?


    Local and regional experience

    Rooted in local situations and needs, OneWorld’s work is informed by, and intended for, the African development context

    Stakeholder-driven Solutions

    OneWorld is adept at managing critical relationships with key stakeholders that provide nuanced insight into local challenges and solutions

    Capacity building

    OneWorld offers thought leadership that builds capacity for informed decision making, operating as a catalyst for change

    Knowledge dissemination

    OneWorld translates complex technical and scientific issues into accessible information and applicable knowledge

    Client Testimonial


    The Danish Embassy  South Africa,  contracted OneWorld to assist with completing all programme documentation, the Inception Report and the financial arrangements with the Government of RSA for the DANIDA funded Renewable Energy Programme between Denmark and South Africa as required by Danida guidelines.

    "During the six  month period, I found OneWorld to be a professional partner providing guidelines and solutions to the benefit of all partners concerned."

     

    Our Partners


     

    Our clients and partners include multilateral institutions such as the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the African Group of Negotiators (AGN); donor and multilateral organisations such as the EU, UKAID, USAID, UNDP, DFID, GIZ, CDKN and SIDA; national governments; global and regional network partners (such as the Global Water Partnership (GWP)) and other organizations in the private and nongovernmental sectors.

     

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