Harsh Desai

Program Manager

Policy Analysis

hdesai@aiddata.org

Education

Summary

Harsh is a Program Manager in GIS Analytics and Extractives Policy on the Policy Analysis Unit at AidData. He manages AidData's program with USAID-Cote D'Ivoire to improve data systems for HIV/AIDS tracking throughout the country, as well as AidData's extractives and natural resources portfolio. Previously, he served as a Junior Program Manager on AidData's former Data and Technology team. Harsh obtained his B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and MSc in Development Management from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He has previously served as an independent consultant for AidData, Oxfam Great Britain, and the Overseas Development Institute.   

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