Magdalena Anna Kropiwnicka
Magdalena Anna Kropiwnicka (Poland) is a food security and land policy advisor experienced in cooperation with the United Nations, European Union (EU), civil society and media. In 2010, she founded Food and Climate Consulting, whose clients include European Commission (DEVCO), UK’s Department of International Development (DFID), International Land Coalition, the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Poland, Rome based UN organizations, and various international NGOs. Magdelena’s work on food security and land rights is informed by her travels, especially in South-East Africa and Latin America, where she has been privileged to often work closely with farmers’ organizations and civil society. Her recent work in Brussels focused on EU bioenergy and development policies, large scale land acquisitions and global land policies such as the Voluntary Guidelines on Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests. She is fluent in Polish, English and Italian, and speaks Spanish and French.