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Former Deputy Chief of Party Chris Hillbruner

Chris Hillbruner is the former deputy chief of party for the Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET). He holds a master’s degree in nutrition from The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University.

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3 Questions with Chris Hillbruner: Why Famine No Longer Takes the World by Surprise

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) is a USAID-funded project that compiles data and warns of impending food insecurity in almost 40 countries around the world. The eyes of the world are on South Sudan right now after famine was declared on February 20. The threat of famine also looms in Somalia, Yemen,…