Anthony Land

Capacity Development Consultant

Dr Anthony Land is a freelance consultant based in Botswana specialising in capacity development and change management. He works extensively in Africa and the Asia-Pacific region designing and evaluating programmes on decentralisation, public sector management, and governance. He has co-designed and applied various capacity diagnostic tools including the ‘5 Capabilities’ tool amongst others, which have been used to design and monitor organisational/ institutional strengthening interventions. As a Programme Associate of the European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM) he has contributed to thinking on the theory and practice of capacity development in international cooperation. He was the founder of Capacity.Org, an online knowledge portal on capacity development, and has authored/co-edited various publications including Hauck, Land, Ubels, and Grein [eds] (2015) Capacity Development Beyond Aid (SNV Netherlands Development Organisation and ECDPM); and Land, Hauck, and Baser (2009) Capacity Development: Between Planned Interventions and Emergent Processes – Implications for Development Cooperation (ECDPM Policy Management Brief No. 22).