Nina is a Livelihoods Adviser for the Department of International Development. Nina currently works on agricultural policy, in particular on responsible investment in food value chains. Prior, she was the lead for DFID Kenya programming on ‘graduation out of poverty’, and worked closely with the Kenyan government on social protection policy. Before joining DFID, Nina worked for the FAO in Rome, and conducted academic research on water management, climate change and migration. Nina holds a PhD on water management and climate change in the Nile River Basin from the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research and the School for International Development at the University of East Anglia, UK.