Alberta Guerra

Senior Policy Analyst

Alberta Guerra is a Senior Policy Analyst at ActionAid, focusing on food security and right to food, land rights, agroecology, and global governance. She joined ActionAid USA in April 2017.

Prior to joining ActionAid USA, Alberta worked for six years in the ActionAid International Secretariat as Food Rights advisor and AAI liaison with the Committee on World Food Security, IFAD and FAO in Rome. She supported the advocacy work of the International Food Security Network, a partnership of more than 1,100 organizations across the world supported by ActionAid and other partners, and she has always been a strong supporter of social movements` engagement in global spaces. Since 2013 she has been the Northern NGOs member of the Coordination Committee of the Civil Society Mechanism, which facilitates the engagement of CSOs and social movements with the CFS, and members of the CFS Advisory Group. Both mandates will expire in October 2017.

Before her time at ActionAid, she worked for an Italian Development NGO member of the European Network CIDSE as food policy officer and trade campaigner.

She has an MSc in Peace Education: International Cooperation, Human Rights and European Union Politics, a master's degree in Political Science from La Sapienza University, and language certificates in English, Spanish, and French.

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Famine at the door

September 8, 2022 By

In a statement on Monday, Martin Griffiths, head of the UN’s Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs,  said that “famine was at the door” and was likely to occur in south-central Somalia between October and December this year.  But the alarm is not just for Somalia. Many countries are suffering from…