Nutrition

Charlotte Dufour, MSc – FAO Rome

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Biography

Charlotte Dufour is working as Food Security, Nutrition and Livelihoods Officer in the UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s Nutrition Division in Rome since 2010, focusing on Sub-Saharan Africa. Her current work includes support to mainstreaming nutrition in agriculture policies and programmes, and incorporating food and agriculture in multi-sectoral approaches to nutrition.

She first started working as a nutritionist in 2000 with Action Contre la Faim in Afghanistan, Paris (HQ) and Ethiopia, before joining Groupe URD (Urgence-Réhabilitation-Développement) as a researcher on quality assurance and participatory approaches in humanitarian aid between 2002 and 2005.Charlotte worked in Afghanistan from 2005 to 2009 with FAO, Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Public Health. She holds a BA in Human Sciences (Oxford University) and an MSc in Public Health Nutrition (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine).

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