Early Warning Team Senior Staff

  • Tanya Boudreau, Chief of Party
  • Vanessa Roy, Deputy Chief of Party-Analysis
  • Peter Thomas, Deputy Chief of Party-Programs
  • Nigist Biru, Regional Representative - East Africa
  • Godfrey Kafera, Regional Representative - Southern Africa
  • Laouali Ibrahim, Regional Representative - West Africa
  • Lorena Aguilar, Regional Representative - Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Nancy Mutunga, Regional Representative - Rest of World
  • Lark Walters, Decision Support Advisor
  • Amy Ostrander, Markets and Trade Advisor
  • Brian Svesve, Livelihoods Advisor
  • Nour Nourey, Data Management Advisor
  • Tim Hoffine, Quality Assurance and Methods Advisor
  • Felix Lee, IDIQ Manager

Regional Contacts | Country Contacts


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 approximately 30 countries. Implementing team members include NASA, NOAA, USDA, USGS, and CHC-UCSB, along with Chemonics International Inc. and Kimetrica.
Learn more About Us.

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