Elisabeth Robles

Elisabeth RoblesProgram Administrator

Working with Feinstein Since: 2016
Based in: Somerville, MA

Elisabeth Robles supports the USAID Agricultural Knowledge, Learning, Documentation, and Policy (AKLDP) projects and Resilience Learning Project (RLP) in east Africa. As the focal contact for all administrative and coordination functions for the AKLDP and RLP projects, Elisabeth works closely with project coordinators in the field and with Feinstein’s administration support team in the U.S.. She is in charge of monitoring contract deliverables and ensuring that the field programs receive the materials and funding they need to do their work successfully.

Previously, Elisabeth worked as a Budget and Administrative Assistant at the USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University. Before joining Tufts, Elisabeth worked as a grant support specialist, securing funding and overseeing grant implementation for a small NGO in Punta Gorda, Belize. She served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ukraine, where she organized and led a nation-wide youth leadership and civic engagement seminar series and summer forum.

Elisabeth holds a B.A in geography from California State University in Long Beach and an M.A. in sustainable international development from the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University.

Originally from San Diego, Elisabeth has lived in the Boston area since 2013.

Feinstein Research Projects

Karamoja Resilience Support Unit (KRSU)

KRSU is a four-year project of USAID/Uganda aimed at increasing resilience and economic development in the Karamoja Region of northeast Uganda.

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The Agriculture Knowledge, Learning, Documentation and Policy Project (AKLDP)

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.

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News Items

Additional funding awarded to AKLDP by USAID Ethiopia
August 16, 2016

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…

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