On Saturday April 16, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador killing hundreds of people, leaving thousands wounded and causing severe damage to infrastructure. Access to safe drinking water and storage, as well as shelter is urgently needed. With your help we can reach the most vulnerable populations with vital assistance.
Alexandra Spieldoch is an independent consultant on gender, food security and sustainable development issues, who has years of experience working with international NGOs, farmers’ organizations and women's networks globally. She was the Coordinator for Network of Women Ministers and Leaders in Agriculture (NWMLA) and Director of the Trade and Global Governance Program at the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP). She has published numerous articles on food security and agriculture, trade, investment and human rights.