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Mrs Valerie Rhoe Davis

Organisation name

Catholic Relief Services

Job title

Senior Technical Advisor, Agriculture - Gener & Nutrition


North America, United States

Country of current residence

North America, United States

Expertise and interests

Sectoral expertise

Agriculture, Gender, Nutrition

Disciplinary Expertise

Development studies, Economics and Finance

Area of interest

Agricultural production, Agriculture, Aquaculture/ fisheries, Livestock, Consumption, Food, Food markets, Food safety, Food security, Food value chains, Gender dynamics, Governance and policy, Maternal and child health, Health, Zoonoses, Sustainable diets, Sustainability, Water and sanitation


Members introduction

At CRS, I supports integration of gender & nutrition into the design, implementation & M&E of agriculture programming. I also worked at IFPRI as the Senior Program Manager for A4NH.  I was the Program Coordinator of IFPRI’s Nigeria Strategy Support Program.  I have co-authored a number of articles. I earned my MA in Economics from University of Notre Dame and  BA in Economics and Sociology from Moravian College.

Academic publications

Recent publications

Catholic Relief Services, 2017. Agricultural Fair and Voucher Manual. Baltimore, MD, USA (co-auhored with Louise Sperling)


Rhoe, Valerie and Kara Ryan. Integrating Agriculture and Nutrition Programming Approaches and Lessons Learned. Baltimore: Catholic Relief Services, 2014.

Sigman, V., V. Rhoe, J. Peters, R. Banda, and G. Malindi. 2014. Assessment Of Agricultural Extension, Nutrition Education, And Integrated Agriculture-Nutrition Extension Services In The Feed The Future Districts In Malawi. Report


Member for
3 years 4 months