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.
Sophia Murphy is a widely-published political economist with 20 years experience working on food, agriculture and international development. She is a writer, public speaker, advocate and lecturer. Her recent work includes analysis of food price volatility in international markets, the effects of international trade rules on development and food security, and the implications of corporate concentration in the global food system. Sophia is a consultant and senior advisor to the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy’s Trade and Global Governance Program. Find her at @foodresilience.