Monique is a sustainable agriculture policy adviser with Oxfam. Her work focuses on policy and advocacy to achieve sustainable, equitable, and resilient small-scale food production in developing countries.
She has 12 years experience working on food, agriculture, and environmental issues. Prior to joining Oxfam, she worked at the Stockholm Environment Institute where she worked on a variety of projects researching the relationship between small-scale agriculture livelihoods and natural resource use both globally and in specific country contexts. While working with the International Development Enterprises, she researched into multiple use water services, linkage of smallholders to markets, and the learning alliance approach in Nepal and Maharashtra, India. She also worked as a political
advocate in Washington, DC.
Monique has a BS from Purdue University in Agricultural and Biological Engineering and an MS in Agriculture, Food, and the Environment from Tufts University's Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. She also holds a certificate in Sustainable Environmental Management from University of California, Berkeley.