S.M. Tahsin Rahaman is a Field Research Officer in the Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division. He joined IFPRI in May 2011. He has provided technical support to various government initiatives through the Agricultural Policy Support Unit of the Ministry of Agriculture. In this role, his research concentrations have included agriculture, nutrition, gender, regional development, and food prices. He also assisted in the qualitative design and evaluation of various nutrition programs like Alive and Thrive. Before IFPRI, Tahsin worked with BRAC as a Research Associate on studies related to food security for the ultra poor. He received his M.S.S in Anthropology from Jahangirnagar University.