Timothy Sulser is a scientist at IFPRI working with the Global Futures and Strategic Foresight initiative of the CGIAR. He joined IFPRI as a research analyst in 2004 to work on the International Model for Policy Analysis of Agricultural Commodities and Trade (IMPACT) and continues engagement with this important tool. A US citizen, Sulser holds a M.A. in Tropical Conservation & Development from the University of Florida and a M.S. in Agricultural & Resource Economics from University of California - Davis and has worked in community development, agricultural extension, and farming systems modeling in Latin America. His work at IFPRI has focused on agricultural and food policy issues, particularly on scenarios of climate change, technology advancement, biofuels, hunger and malnutrition, and natural resource use in Latin America, East and South Asia, and Africa South of the Sahara.