Valsa Shah has experience and expertise in market mechanisms, competition policy, industrial economics, DFID’s Making Markets Work for the Poor (M4P) approach and the DCED standard for measuring results in private sector development programmes.
Recent consultancies in economic growth and livelihoods include:
- Southern and Eastern Africa food security programme design (focusing on food storage solutions) – detailed partial equilibrium economic CBA modelling
- Helmand province district delivery in governance
- South Asia water initiative – advice on the economics of regional water security and governance
- Southern Africa Transboundary Water