Robert D.

Senior Refugee and Livelihoods Advisor at Trickle Up & AVSI Foundation Consoortium

Master's DegreeUganda Management Institute



I am a livelihood & market development practitioner with great interest in MSD & Graduation approaches and have over six year of experience in extensive field operations managing Food security & livelihood programs in refugee response (a.k.a emergency response), recovery and development contexts at program management level. During this time I have been exposed to leading teams (upto 16), multisector consortium management (deputized ECHO consortium Manager for program operating across 3 settlements), managing multiple budgets (up to €5,561,000), program development (led 3 development of 3 concepts that were successfully funded), conducted livelihood related assessments (market assessments, House Economy Analysis, Resilience anaylsis in both humanitarian & development context), cash transfer programming, led development of selection criteria for livelihoods beneficiaries for various interventions, led/participated in development manuals & standard operation procedures (CARMS SOP, Cash transfer SOPs, M&E SOPs) and enforced them, participated in development of strategic plans (ACF country strategy, Mercy Corps Uganda's strategic compass, Mercy Corps Emergency Preparedness Plan), managed private sector partnerships (Market facilitation program with Agricultural exporting company) and managed relationships with government (OPM and District local governments).


  • development
  • personnel / human resources
  • development aid
  • trade customs
  • community participation / employment
  • ec
  • goal global
  • uganda
  • south sudan
  • united states
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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