About Us

LEAD Analytics is a small, women-owned business founded in 2010 by Nancy McCarthy, who has more than 15 years of experience working in developing countries, collaborates with a wide network of research partners and development practitioners.


LEAD Analytics brings together legal and economic expertise to effectively address growth and development objectives in developing countries, with a particular emphasis on agricultural development, natural resource management, and responses to climate change.

Current Projects

Currently, we are working on a broad range of legal and economic issues related to development, including: assessing options to enhance food security, improve the adaptive capacity of smallholder farming systems, and mitigate carbon emissions.