Ladd, Nutrition Director

Ladd

Ladd currently serves as senior technical director for nutrition at ACDI/VOCA and has over 20 years of international nutrition experience in developing countries, including in-depth experience in Somalia, Darfur, Ethiopia, Burundi, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Liberia. Ladd leads ACDI/VOCA’s nutrition-sensitive agriculture programming, and is recognized as a thought leader, finding creative, strategic, and sustainable ways to incorporate nutrition into agriculture programs leading to impact in vulnerable households. Ladd holds an M.S. in public health and nutrition from James Madison University and a B.S. in human nutrition from Oklahoma State University. She is a registered dietitian.

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ACDI/VOCA Bangladesh Market Vegetable Vendor

Balancing the Systems: Making Food and Market Systems Work for Nutrition

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ACDI/VOCA Bangladesh project participant feeding cows

Harnessing the Power of Milk

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Bangladesh LPIN, market, nutrition

Multiple Pathways to Nutrition in Bangladesh

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