Research Food Security and Agriculture Specialist
- MS, Applied Economics, Oregon State University
- BS, Agricultural and Applied Economics, Environmental Economics, Management, and Policy, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
- BA, International Studies, Environmental Affairs, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Annah Latane specializes in economic analyses of the international food security and agriculture sector. She combines expertise in statistics, monitoring and evaluation, and technical communication with an understanding of current factors affecting agricultural development throughout the world.
Ms. Latane joined RTI in 2014 as an economist. She plays a key role in YieldWise, a Rockefeller Foundation initiative to reduce post-harvest losses in Kenya, Nigeria, and Tanzania. She is also providing technical assistance to the Local Enterprise and Value Chain Enhancement (LEVE) project in Haiti by managing the development of a mobile platform for agricultural extension agents working with sorghum farmers. Previously, she has worked on projects involving air quality, watershed protection, renewable fuels, and other aspects of climate-smart agriculture.