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Zero Hunger Intern

Ivan Ruiz-Hernandez

3rd Class, 2020

Ivan Ruiz-Hernandez is from Atlanta, Georgia, and currently attends the University of Georgia in Athens, studying International Affairs and Horticulture. At UGA, Ivan is a Richard B. Russell Security Leadership Fellow, is involved in the Latin American Sustainable Agriculture Initiative, and is an Honors Policy Scholar who has written a white paper on agricultural market access in middle-income states for subsistence and smallholder farmers. Ivan is interested in agricultural data analysis and policy that facilitates global market access for smallholder farmers. This summer, he hopes to improve his technical skills so that he can better prepare for future agriculture and development research.

Internship Placement: ACDI/VOCA