Claudia Ringler is Deputy Division Director of the Environment and Production Technology Division at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). She also manages IFPRI’s Natural Resource Theme and co-leads the Institute’s water research program. She works on enhancing resiliency of human and natural systems as a flagship co-lead under the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE). Over the last two decades, Claudia’s research has focused on the implications of and trade-offs between growing natural resource scarcity and water, energy and food security in developing counties. She has more than 100 publications in these areas. Claudia holds an M.A. degree in International and Development Economics from Yale University and a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from the Center for Development Research, University of Bonn, Germany.