Adam Norikane

4th Class, 2007-2009 Field Placement: Christian Children’s Fund (CCF), Lusaka, Zambia Adam Norikane worked with CCF Zambia on the implementation of an Australian-funded Youth Agriculture & Marketing Project. His job entailed assisting staff in project management of a sustainable agricultural livelihoods … Read more

Meaghan Murphy

4th Class, 2007-2009 Field Placement: Mercy Corps, Ulaambaatar, Mongolia Meaghan Murphy spent her field year with Mercy Corps Mongolia (MCM), which supports rural communities in mobilizing resources to meet their economic and social needs. MCM’s emphasis is on supporting the creation of … Read more

Alder Keleman

4th Class, 2007-2009 Field Placement: International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), Mexico City, Mexico In her field placement, Alder worked in the Impacts, Targeting, and Assessment Unit of the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center. Broadly, her job was to … Read more

Meagan Keefe

4th Class, 2007-2009 Field Placement: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), San Jose, Costa Rica At IFPRI’s Latin American regional office, Meagan worked on a project to study how to improve the livelihoods of poor households in rural areas by improving … Read more

Alexis Jones

4th Class, 2007-2009 Field Placement: Association for Rural Advancement (AFRA), Pietermaritzburg, South Africa Alexis Jones worked with the Association for Rural Advancement, a local NGO in KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa dedicated to improving land access and tenure security to strengthen the … Read more

Carmen Jaquez

4th Class, 2007-2009 Field Placement: Land O’Lakes International, Nairobi, Kenya Placed with Land O’Lakes, Carmen Jaquez conducted assessments of activities taking place within pastoralist regions of Africa. This ultimately expanded to incorporate livestock-based interventions (including cattle, goat, sheep, poultry) in dryland … Read more

Anne-Claire Hervy

4th Class, 2007-2009 Field Placement: Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa, Washington, D.C. Anne-Claire Hervy worked with the Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa, a research and advocacy membership organization founded in 2000 to build consensus and mobilize … Read more

Eric Haglund

4th Class, 2007-2009 Field Placement: Bioversity International/ICRISAT, Niamey, Niger Eric spent his first year of his fellowship conducting field research on the social and economic impacts of three different agroforestry systems under development and promotion in Niger. The systems aimed to … Read more

Ira Frydman

4th Class, 2007-2009 Field Placement: United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Lilongwe, Malawi Ira Frydman worked with UNDP in Malawi to integrate disaster risk reduction into contingency planning, food security and environmental protection with a focus on floods and droughts. Ira initially worked … Read more

Francisco Del Pozo

4th Class, 2007-2009 Field Placement: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Chile and Peru Francisco worked at the FAO’s Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean in Santiago, Chile, developing research on the use of information and communication technologies for … Read more

Kurt Burja

4th Class, 2007-2009 Field Placement: World Food Program, Kampong Cham, Cambodia Based in the Kampong Cham Sub-Office, Kurt managed and monitored the implementation of WFP’s food assistance interventions in eight provinces in eastern Cambodia. Kurt liaised with cooperating partners at the … Read more

Rachel (Racey) Bingham

4th Class, 2007-2009 Field Placement: Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), Bamako, Mali Racey Bingham’s work during the field year involved both policy and practice. She assisted with the development of technical terms of reference, memoranda of understanding with various ministries, basic infrastructure … Read more