Rahul Rawat joined IFPRI in September 2007 as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Poverty, Health, and Nutrition Division. At IFPRI, he conducts research on HIV and nutrition within the Regional Network on AIDS, Livelihoods and Food Security (RENEWAL) program in eastern and southern Africa. Additionally, he is part of the global monitoring and evaluation team of the infant and young child feeding initiative, Alive and Thrive, being conducted with implementing partners in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Vietnam. Rahul also works on a research partnership between Concern Worldwide and IFPRI in the area of food security, livelihoods, and maternal and child health and nutrition.
Rahul has a PhD in International Nutrition from Cornell University, and a master’s degree in International Public Health from The Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.