Valerie Rhoe

Valerie Rhoe Davis works for Catholic Relief Services in it Program Impact and Quality Assurance Department as a Senior Technical Advisor in Agriculture. She technically supports the integration of agriculture and nutrition and the integration of gender in agriculture in CRS' programs through strengthening staff capacity, supporting proposal development, developing and piloting innovations, and evaluating such innovations. Prior to joining CRS, Valerie held several positions at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) including Senior Program Manager for the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH), Program Coordinator of IFPRI’s Nigeria Strategy Support Program (NSSP) and Research Analyst within its Learning and Capacity Strengthening Program. She has worked extensively with various universities, ministries, donors, farmer associations and research institutions in developing and developed countries. Valerie has co-authored of a number of journal articles, book chapters, working papers, training manuals, and briefs. She earned her MA in Economics from University of Notre Dame and her BA in Economics and Sociology from Moravian College.