Felicity Buckle is a member of the Climate and Natural Resources Management team at DAI’s U.K. office and is responsible for coordinating its land and property rights portfolio across a variety of donors, supporting business development and program management teams. Felicity has technical expertise in land governance, with a focus on women’s land rights, working on assignments funded by the U.K. Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office, the European Union, and government ministries.

Felicity’s geographical focus is Eastern and Southern Africa, where she has provided technical input on land programs in Ethiopia, Malawi, and Tanzania. She has advised on how to strengthen vulnerable, marginalized, and disadvantaged groups’ access to resource rights, particularly in relation to registration programs.

More broadly, Felicity supports the team on business development, program management, and research activities related to climate change adaptation, natural resource management, and resilience. She is also working on DAI’s carbon reduction and Science Based Targets setting initiative.



Ricel Valdes

Ricel Valdes is an international development professional, focused on democracy and governance, with more than 14 years of experience working with the U.S. Agency for International Development and other donors across 25 countries and more than 30 projects.

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