Hannah Schlueter
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Hannah is a Food Tank Research and Communications Intern. This past fall she completed her Masters of Science in Food and Rural Development Research from Newcastle University. Her thesis explored the links between food security, land rights, and gender in the Kamuli District of Uganda. Hannah’s experiences with subsistence agriculture and food security around the world have created a passion for understanding and working to solve issues surrounding our global food system. In her free time, Hannah enjoys playing her guitar, reading, and watching British baking shows.

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