Andy Currier is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Public Policy at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs and a certificate in Global Environment and Resources. He is primarily interested in evaluating strategies for developing countries to adapt to climate change with a focus on Sub-Saharan African food systems and community driven development. Andy has spent time working in Malawi on a variety of youth, health and agriculture projects in the past and a year at the USAID Bureau of Food Security Service Center. A 2016 graduate of Colby College, Andy double majored in Environmental Policy and Government where his honors thesis evaluated the Tuberculosis healthcare system in the Kasungu region of Malawi. This past summer, he interned at Landesa conducting research and writing policy briefs on the intersection of land rights, climate change adaptation and youth. In his free time Andy will be in the Eastern Sierras skiing and hiking with his dogs.