Food Security and Markets Advisor
John Lamm is a Food Security and Markets Advisor at the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Office of Food for Peace (USAID/FFP). He has worked on U.S. food assistance since 2008, starting with budget and operations for Title II in-kind programming. In 2010, he joined the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Local and Regional Procurement Pilot Project (USDA LRP Pilot). He returned to USAID following completion of the pilot to work on the Emergency Food Security Program and later the roll-out of Food Aid Reform. He has managed cash, voucher and LRP grants on behalf of the U.S. Government for responses in the Sahel, East Africa, the Near East, and Central and Southeast Asia. In his present role, John provides technical advice, training, and guidance to FFP country backstop officers and contributes to development of FFP policies on market-based and market-sensitive interventions. He also contributes to the regular updating of the FFP Emergency Food Assistance Annual Program Statement.