Anne Radday

Anne RaddayResearch Program Manager

Working with Feinstein Since: 2015
Based in: Somerville, MA

Anne Radday is the Feinstein International Center’s focal point for research communications and uptake and knowledge management. She is dedicated to ensuring that the Center’s evidence and learning effectively informs decision-making at the local, national, regional, and international levels. Working closely with researchers, partners, and key stakeholders, she develops and executes context-specific research uptake strategies for the Center’s large scale research projects. Through this work, she tests and develops new frameworks for knowledge management, which guide the Center’s strategy.

Anne has significant experience in marketing and communications, knowledge management, knowledge product development, organizational strategy, and external relations. Prior to joining Feinstein, she was a senior consultant at Root Cause where she led projects that enabled hundreds of nonprofits and foundations to understand and improve the effectiveness of their programs and organizational infrastructures. She has also worked as a research assistant at the UN Population Fund and served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Niger, West Africa. Anne holds a B.A. in political science, magna cum laude, from Columbia University and an M.P.A. from International Christian University in Tokyo, where she was a Rotary World Peace Fellow.

News Items

The Jordan Times covers Refugees in Towns Case Report
August 29, 2019

On August 27, 2019, the Jordan Times covered our report “Citizens of Somewhere” about refugees in Amman, Jordan. Allyson Hawkins, Ruby Assad, and Denis Sullivan wrote the report as part…

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Helen Young and Anne Radday lead training for Sudanese Humanitarian Aid Commission
February 12, 2019

Helen Young and Anne Radday led a two day workshop for the Sudanese Humanitarian Aid Commission (HAC) department heads on February 6 and 7, 2019. The workshop used Feinstein research…

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Feinstein Research Projects

Nutrition in Africa’s drylands: updating the conceptual framework for addressing acute malnutrition

This project proposes updates to the generally accepted conceptual framework of malnutrition causality. These updates elaborate on the drivers of acute malnutrition in drylands based on new evidence.  We explore these updates through a variety of forums.

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Feed the Future Uganda One Nutrition in Complex Environments

The One Nutrition in Complex Environments (ONCE) study tests a new way of preventing and addressing acute malnutrition through a cluster-randomized trial.

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Feinstein Publications

Lessons for Taadoud II: Improving Natural Resource Management

This publication reviews activities in five Darfur states, providing contexts in these settings to analyze how they directly affect research in second phase of the Taadoud project. This desk review is to serve as a foundation and reference for the development of training materials, policy briefs, and research studies as part of the Taadoud II program. 

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Water, Livestock, and Malnutrition: Findings from an Impact Assessment
Community Resilience to Acute Malnutrition

This report describes the results of an impact assessment on Concern Worldwide’s program in eastern Chad aimed at reducing malnutrition.

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