Anamika Amani is an advisor in the Sustainable Economic Development and Gender Unit in KIT. She has a Masters in Rural Development Sociology, with a specialisation in Gender studies, from Wageningen Agricultural University in the Netherlands.
Over the past 15 years Anamika has advised, trained and managed projects for international and local development partners on the ‘why’ and ‘how’ of using a gender perspective in their work to make it more effective, efficient, sustainable and fair. During this time she lived and worked in India, Bangladesh, Peru, Netherlands and the United Kingdom.
In her work she has collaborated with diverse development actors including the CGIAR, UN Environment, EU-DEVCO, Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands, Gender and Water Alliance and Oxfam. Anamika’s practical experience covers small-scale fisheries and coastal ecosystem management, small-holder agriculture and food security, climate change, WASH+ services, micro-credit/entrepreneurship and rights advocacy for gender-just and sustainable development.