EXCELLENCE IN SUSTAINABILITY
Valentino Shal is a Development Consultant trained at the London School of Economics. As an independent consultant he provides advice and services to IFIs, donor agencies, state agencies and NGOs. He provides expert services across multiple sectors including the environmental and social sectors. The aim of his work is to ensure a people-centered development in pursuit of the Sustainable Development Goals.
Valentino has partnered with various organizations to design and execute numerous projects across Belize all aimed at promoting growth and development of local communities.
SECTORS AND SERVICES
I believe in providing excellent services to our clients by being on the forefront of our field.
Management Plans for Protected Areas
Business Plans for Protected Areas
Social and Environmental Safeguards
Social Impact Assessments
Monitoring and Evaluation
Project and Program Design
Cost Benefit Analysis
Some of the projects I have or am currently working on
Billy Barquedier National Park
We are currently developing a Business Plan for this small but unique protected area located on the Hummingbird Highway, Belize.
Turneffe Atoll Trust
An Environmental and Economic Analysis of Unplanned Tourism Development at Turneffe Atoll
Ya'axche Conservation Trust
We recently concluded a project evaluation for an agroforestry project implemented by the Ya'axche Conservation Trust.
Some of the clients I have worked for
Caribbean Development Bank
Ministry of Human Development
Worked with the Caribbean Development Bank to develop the Youth R.I.S.E Project for the Government of Belize
InterAmerican Development Bank
Worked with the IDB under the Compete Caribbean Project to develop an Advocacy Plan for the Belize Shrimp Growers Association as part of their ASC Certification process.
Save Our Heritage Campaign
Currently acts as Advocacy Advisor to WWF Belize in the ongoing campaign to protect the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System.
Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development and Canada Fund
Liaison and Coordinator
Currently act as Liaison Officer and Local Coordinator for Canada in Belize