Mark W. Rosegrant is research fellow emeritus in the Director General's Office (DGO), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). Prior to joining DGO, he was director of IFPRI's Environment and Production Technology Division. With a PhD in public policy from the University of Michigan, he has extensive experience in research and policy analysis in agriculture and economic development and the future of world food security, with an emphasis on water resources and other critical natural resource and agricultural policy issues as they impact food security, rural livelihoods, and environmental sustainability. He is the author or editor of 12 books and over 100 refereed papers in agricultural economics, water resources, and food policy analysis. Rosegrant has won numerous awards, and is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and a fellow of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.