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Cathy Cao

Policy Consultant at International Fund for Agricultural Development

International development professional specialised in policy analysis (topics range from Sustainable Agriculture, South South and Triangular Cooperation, China’s development cooperation, Belt and Road Initiative), project management, strategy and partnership development. Experience includes two assignments with UNDP and IFAD, and field work/frontline social work in NGOs across Hong Kong, Singapore, and France.

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