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Maia Baldauf is a humanitarian practitioner with nearly a decade of experience in the aid sector across multiple regions. She has worked on crisis response with international NGOs primarily in Southwest Asia/Middle East, including Yemen between 2015 and 2020. She holds a Master’s in Environment, Politics, and Development from SOAS University of London and a Bachelor’s in International Development, Public Health, and Sustainability Studies from the University of Minnesota.

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Cultivating an Equitable Recovery: A Political Ecology Approach to Agricultural Interventions in Yemen

December 31, 2023
Yemen faces grave ecological risks and agricultural challenges that imperil its long-term stability if left inadequately addressed. The multi-disciplinary analytical framework of political ecology – … Read more

Reframing Famine: New Approaches and Food System Accountability in Yemen

October 16, 2021
This paper critically analyzes ‘famine’ and its function in the Yemeni context, considering how its technical definition and operational frameworks – which have become gatekeepers to famine … Read more