Q&A: Emmy Simmons, author of 'Recurring Storms' report, on food insecurity and political instability

In the wake of a global food insecurity crisis, Emmy Simmons, senior adviser on global food security at CSIS, has released a new report advising stakeholders addressing the issue. Devex talked with Simmons to learn more about her research and recommendations for the global development community.

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  • Jennifer Ehidiamen

    Jennifer Ehidiamen is a Nigerian writer who is passionate about communications and journalism. She has worked as a reporter and communications consultant for different organizations in Nigeria and overseas. She has an undergraduate degree in mass communication from the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Lagos, and M.A. in business and economics from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, New York. In 2014, she founded Rural Reporters (www.ruralreporters.com) with the goal of amplifying underreported news and issues affecting rural communities.