The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, known by its Spanish acronym, CIMMYT, is a non-profit international agricultural research and … Read more
Meds & Food for Kids (MFK) is dedicated to saving the lives of Haiti’s malnourished children and other nutritionally vulnerable … Read more
In March 2009, the Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellows traveled to Guatemala for a Country Policy Study (CPS) to learn firsthand from Guatemalan government officials and policymakers, UN agencies, and non-governmental organizations about food security and prospects for development.
1st Class, 2001-2003 Field Placement: SHARE Foundation, San Salvador, El Salvador Sherry worked with SHARE Foundation’s local partner organizations tracking the impact of government and multilateral monetary policies on small-holder farmers. Policy Placement: National Small Farmers Coalition, Washington, DC Sherry … Read more
1st Class, 2001-2003 Field Placement: Peruvian Center for Social Study (CEPES), Lima, Peru Patrick McGrann worked with the local partners of CEPES to improve access to productive assets for rural development. Specifically, he examined the negative impacts the extractive industry … Read more
1st Class, 2001-2003 Field Placement: The News, Mexico City, Mexico Elizabeth researched the work of Mexican non-government development organizations and reported on their work in the Mexico City English-language newspaper The News. Policy Placement: Scripps-Howard News Service, Washington, DC Elizabeth … Read more