Janina Grabs
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Janina Grabs is a policy analyst passionate about creating the legislative and economic frameworks that foster sustainable food systems. She is currently a Mercator Fellow on International Affairs, and is working with the German development cooperation (GIZ) and the Costa Rican government on low emission coffee production and climate-smart agriculture. Previously, she contributed to the review of the European Commission’s organic farming legislation in Brussels. She also writes the blog Food (Policy) for Thought. She has a M.Sc. in Agricultural, Food and Environmental Policy Analysis from the University of Bonn and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and a B.A. (Hon.) in Political Science from McGill University.

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