Faculty and Researchers
Andy CatleyResearch Director for Policy Process, Feinstein International Center
Clinical Associate Professor, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
Andy Catley directs Feinstein’s Africa Regional Office in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where he leads national and regional programs to develop evidence-based approaches to policy reform with a focus on humanitarian and development policies and programming in pastoralist areas. From 2006–2009, Andy led Feinstein’s support for the development of the Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards (LEGS), which subsequently became a companion module to the Sphere Handbook. Currently, Andy chairs the Steering Group for LEGS.
Before joining Feinstein, Andy worked for non-governmental organizations in the Horn of Africa for six years focusing on community-based relief and development programs. He then joined the International Institute for Environment and Development in 1998, based in Nairobi, Kenya where he led a regional research program on the use of participatory epidemiology with pastoralist communities in Africa. Andy holds a bachelor’s degree in veterinary medicine from the University of London, a master’s degree in tropical veterinary science from the University of Edinburgh, and a Ph.D. in epidemiology, also from the University of Edinburgh. He is a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and was made a European Specialist in Population Medicine in 2005, as a de facto Diplomat of the European College of Veterinary Public Health.
- The use of participatory impact assessment for organizational learning and policy reform
- Community-based delivery systems
The Agriculture Knowledge, Learning, Documentation and Policy Project (AKLDP) has been awarded $730,000 by USAID Ethiopia to continue its work providing collaborative learning and coordination support across the USAID Feed…Read More
Andy Catley recently talked to Tufts Now about how better planning and improved funding have helped Ethiopia deal with debilitating drought. As Ethiopia struggles to recover from its worst drought…Read More
Feinstein Research Projects
KRSU is a four-year project of USAID/Uganda aimed at increasing resilience and economic development in the Karamoja Region of northeast Uganda.Read More
The AKLDP is a five-year project of USAID Ethiopia which provides collaborative learning and coordination support across the Feed the Future portfolio, leading to improved agriculture, livestock and pastoral policy and programming.Read More
Community-Based Animal Health Workers in the Horn of Africa An Evaluation for the Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance
This report describes the process and findings of an evaluation of community-based animal health workers (CAHWs) in Kenya, Ethiopia, and South Sudan. Overall, the researchers find that CAHWs continue to…Read More
Participatory Impact Assessment: A Design Guide Updated Version 2014
The Feinstein International Center has been developing and adapting participatory approaches to measure the impact of livelihoods based interventions since the early nineties. Originally released in 2009, this updated version…Read More