Who We Are
Gamos is a small but influential company working with the social factors surrounding technology use and transfer. A group of professionals who seek to select their clients (Governments and Non Government Agencies) to make the optimum impact. Founded in 1989, Gamos is concerned to use its professional skills for the empowerment of individuals and communities in the poorer sections of society in developing countries. This mainly involves training and research, actively seeking to build capacity in the South.
Our clients include International, Governmental and Local organisations from across the world. We currently hold three enabling agreements with the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and one with the European Commission:-
What we do?
Each associate brings their experiences of development from fieldwork in Asia, Africa, South America and Europe. The areas where Gamos is particularly strong include:
How do we do it?
Each of the above subjects are approached from an understanding of how social structures work from small-scale community level, to capacity building of local institutions, through to policy frameworks. To each project Gamos brings with it a participative working style and a desire to develop cross-sectoral working tools, such as the application of the planned behavioural analysis models to development. Our approach therefore has several distinctives: -
As a small company, Gamos makes use of a network of contacts, together with partnerships of associated companies and institutions.