Rachel Boyce is a Consultant in the Environment, Rural Development and Disaster Risk Management Division of the IDB where she works on Agricultural Policy Research and Analysis and coordinates the AGRIMONITOR Initiative which enables policy makers and policy analysts to track agricultural policies and to assess and measure the composition of the support to agriculture. She previously worked in the Agriculture and Rural Development (LAC) Division of the World Bank where she started her work on Agricultural and Food Security in the region. She got her Master’s Degree in International Relations at the University of the West Indies (Mona, Jamaica), where she focused on Economic Diversification in the Caribbean. She also holds a Law degree from the University of London, where she focused her research on Property and Land Rights and a Bachelor’s in International Relations. Barbadian born, Rachel is also a vegetarian which allows her passion for agriculture and rural development to transcend beyond its professional domain.