Who We Are

Home office


Felix Lee

IDIQ Contract Manager


Laura Glaeser

Chief of Party


Tanya Boudreau

Deputy Chief of Party (Analysis)


Aramis Penland

Deputy Chief of Party (Field Operations)


Vanessa Roy

Decision Support Advisor


Sonja Perakis

Senior Markets and Trade Advisor


Abdullahi Khalif

Network Development Specialist


Stephen Browne

Livelihoods Advisor

In the field


Lorena Aguilar

Regional Technical Manager, Central America and the Caribbean


Laouali Ibrahim

Regional Technical Manager, West Africa


Godfrey Kafera

Regional Technical Manager, Southern Africa


Nigist Biru

Regional Technical Manager, East Africa


Nancy Mutunga

Deputy Regional Technical Manager, East Africa

USGS


Jim Rowland

Principal Investigator
USGS, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center


Michael Budde

Geographer
USGS, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center


Chris Funk

Research Director
USGS, Climate Hazards Center, University of California, Santa Barbara


Diego Pedreros

Geographer
USGS, University of California at Santa Barbara


Gabriel Senay

Research, Physical Scientist
USGS, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center


Alkhalil Adoum

Regional Scientist, West Africa


Gideon Galu

Regional Scientist, East Africa


Tamuka Magadzire

Regional Scientist, Southern Africa


Mario Rodriguez

Regional Scientist, Latin America and the Caribbean

NOAA


Wassila Thiaw

Senior Meteorologist,
NOAA Climate Prediction Center


Andrew Hoell

Research Meteorologist
Earth System Research Laboratory


Brad Pugh

Meteorologist
NOAA Climate Prediction Center


Steven Fuhrman

Meteorologist
NOAA Climate Prediction Center


Thomas Di Liberto

Meteorologist
NOAA Climate Prediction Center

NASA


Christa Peters-Lidard

Deputy Director for Hydrosphere, Biosphere, and Geophysics
NASA Goddard Flight Center

USDA


Curt Reynolds

Crop Analyst for Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East and Brazil

CHC-UCSB


Greg Husak

Principle Investigator for Climate Hazards Center, University of California, Santa Barbara

Kimetrica


Frank Riely

Director of the Learning and Data Hub


Sarah Gavian

Early Warning Advisor

About FEWS NET

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network is a leading provider of early warning and analysis on food insecurity. Created by USAID in 1985 to help decision-makers plan for humanitarian crises, FEWS NET provides evidence-based analysis on some 28 countries. Implementing team members include NASA, NOAA, USDA, USGS, and CHC-UCSB, along with Chemonics International Inc. and Kimetrica. Read more about our work.

Link to United States Agency for International Development (USAID)Link to the United States Geological Survey's (USGS) FEWS NET Data PortalLink to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Link to National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Earth ObservatoryLink to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) National Weather Service, Climage Prediction CenterLink to the Climate Hazards Center - UC Santa BarbaraLink to KimetricaLink to Chemonics