Caleb Stevens

Land and Resource Governance Advisor

Caleb Stevens leads E3/LU’s monitoring and evaluation portfolio, which includes six ongoing impact evaluations. In addition, he leads work on the intersection between tenure and democracy and governance, including compulsory displacement and resettlement and post-conflict/fragile states. His other focal areas include law and policy reform, tenure and global climate change, private sector engagement, and food security.

Educational Background

Mr. Stevens is a licensed attorney. He holds a master’s degree from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland and a law degree from the University of Illinois.

Regional Experience

Mr. Stevens’s focus is Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa, with field experience in Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, Liberia, Rwanda, and Cote d’Ivoire.

Previous Experience

Prior to joining USAID Mr. Stevens worked on community forestry and climate change mitigation, private sector engagement, and other property rights issues with the World Resources Institute. Previously, he also served as Legal Advisor to the Liberian Land Commission, where he facilitated the development of Liberia’s national land policy.

Publications and Presentations

  • Guidelines on Compulsory Displacement and Resettlement in USAID Programming
  • Security Rights, Combating Climate Change: How Strengthening Community Forest Rights Mitigates Climate Change
  • The Legal History of Public Land in Liberia (Journal of African Law)
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