Ekaterina Krivonos is an Economist in the Trade and Markets Division of the Food and Agriculture Organization. She works on agricultural trade policy affecting agricultural development and food security. Apart from policy research on global trade and markets, Ekaterina has extensive experience in analyzing regional issues affecting agricultural trade and food security in Latin America and the Caribbean. Prior to joining FAO’s Headquarters she held the posts of Trade and Markets Officer in FAO regional office in Santiago, Chile and Regional Adviser in the UN Regional Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean. She also worked as a trade economist in the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank. She holds M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from University of Maryland, USA.