Kristin Wedding is deputy director and fellow with the CSIS Global Food Security Project, where she works on policy issues related to enhancing global food security, reducing global hunger, and fostering U.S. agricultural development efforts. She is currently codirecting a project examining the debate on genetically modified (GM) food crops to improve food security in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. Most recently, Ms. Wedding was a contributing author to Strategic Partnerships to Build African Scientific Capacity for Agriculture (CSIS, December 2011). She coauthored The Role of Markets and Trade in Food Security (CSIS, June 2010) and Cultivating Global Food Security: A Strategy for U.S. Leadership on Productivity, Agricultural Research, and Trade (CSIS, April 2010). She also served for five years as assistant director for corporate relations in the CSIS Office of Strategic Planning, where she was responsible for managing the Center’s relationships with companies in the defense and technology sectors. After joining CSIS in 2005, she worked for two years as the research associate in the CSIS Mexico Project, where she analyzed Mexico’s domestic politics, U.S.-Mexico bilateral relations, and trade and investment issues. Ms. Wedding has nine years of experience in the foreign policy sector. She holds an M.A. in international political economy from the American University School of International Service, and she earned a B.A. international relations and Spanish from Florida State University.
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