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Emily Hogue

United States Programme Manager for Data Use International Fund for Agricultural Development (on detail from USAID)

Emily Hogue currently serves as the Data Use Programme Manager in the Research and Impact Assessment Division of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).  In that role, she leads IFAD's work on the Data Use Component of the 50x2030 Initiative to close the Agricultural Data Gap, overseeing activities with partner countries to improve the use of data to shape policies and programs related to agriculture and food security. She is on secondment from USAID. Prior to joining IFAD, she worked on secondment to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations as a Senior Advisor for Partnerships and Planning from 2017-2019, leading the creation and design of the 50x2030 Initiative. At USAID, her last position was as Division Chief for Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) in the Bureau for Food Security, in which she oversaw accountability and learning efforts for the Feed the Future Initiative. Notable accomplishments under Feed the Future include leading the design of the initial Feed the Future MEL system and redesign for the US Government's Global Food Security Strategy and leading the development of the Women's Empowerment in Agriculture Index. Emily entered federal service at USAID as a Presidential Management Fellow in 2009. Prior to USAID, Emily worked in the academic and development sectors. Emily has conducted research on the impacts of agricultural development programs in the Andes, economic development among women-focused organizations, and faith-based development. Emily has a PhD in Comparative Sociology with a specialization in Anthropology from Florida International University and a B.A. in English and Spanish from Anderson University.

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