Senior Program Manager


Sivan Yosef is a Senior Program Manager in the Director General’s Office. She is currently working on Nourishing Millions: Stories of Change in Nutrition, the 2020 Vision Initiative, the Global Food Policy Report, Transform Nutrition, LANSA, as well as other projects. While at IFPRI, she has worked on the Millions Fed project, the IFPRI 2013-2018 strategy, and the 2020 conferences "Leveraging Agriculture for Improving Nutrition and Health" (New Delhi 2011) and “Building Resilience for Food & Nutrition Security (Addis Ababa 2014). Prior to joining IFPRI in 2008, she co-founded a literacy organization operating in Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean, and also worked for United Way of America, and the American Society of International Law. Sivan holds a B.A. in Political Science from Rutgers College and an M.A. in International Development Studies from the George Washington University. She is fluent in English and Hebrew, and proficient in Spanish.

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