2009 Capitol Hill Forum
Advancing Agricultural Development and
Addressing the Global Food Crisis - Present and Future
March 3, 2009
Director, NALO, IFAD
Cheryl Morden Cheryl Morden is the Director of the North American Liaison Office of the International Fund for Agricultural Development. In that capacity, she works to mobilize resources, influence policy, and build partnerships on behalf of IFAD's efforts to enable the rural poor to overcome poverty. Prior to joining IFAD, she served as Director of Policy and Communications for the International Center for Research on Women. Until 1998, she was the Associate Director for Development Policy for Church World Service and Lutheran World Relief. She has managed policy advocacy initiatives and education and mobilization campaigns involving coalitions of non-governmental and international organizations on a variety of international development issues, including foreign aid reform, hunger and food security, and gender and development.