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Rachael Shenyo

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Rachael Shenyo works as USAID's Western Highlands Integrated Program coordinator in Guatemala. Shenyo first came to Guatemala as a Peace Corps volunteer in 2002 and recognized then that many of the agricultural and poverty challenges facing Guatemala were linked to climate change. The NGO she founded, Alticultura, focuses on the Western Highlands, combining research on local trends and analysis of the implications for people living there. Currently with a USAID supported project, her work revolves around the same integrated nexus of issues, with a particular focus on citizen voice and food security.