ACDI/VOCA Scott Bode

Scott Bode

Scott Bode is the senior technical director of natural resource management (NRM) at ACDI/VOCA. He has 18 years of experience in the design, management, implementation, and evaluation of international development assistance programs in the environment and agriculture sectors. Previously, Scott worked with a variety of research institutions and development agencies, particularly USAID, as a NRM program lead for Tetra Tech ARD in Sierra Leone. Scott has served several other USAID programs: the Landscape Management for Improved Livelihoods (LAMIL) project in Guinea; the Sustainable Tree Crop Program (STCP) in Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, and Cameroon; and the Sustainable and Thriving Environments for West Africa Regional Development (STEWARD) program. He served as a Peace Corp volunteer in Sierra Leone from 1989 to 1991 and holds a B.A. in anthropology and an M.S. in forestry.

ACDI/VOCA Liberia FIFES Community Forestry as a Business

Before and After: A Decade of Protecting Liberia’s Forests

In 2003, the departure of the former president Charles Taylor from Liberia marked the end of the country’s 14-year long …