Malak Altaeb is a Nonresident Fellow at TIMEP focusing on food security in North Africa. Malak is an independent consultant, analyst, and researcher from Libya based in Paris, France. She holds a master’s degree in Environmental Policy from Sciences Po, Paris, and a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Tripoli, Libya. Malak is a Nonresident scholar in the water and climate program at the Middle East Institute (MEI). She is a graduate of the North African Policy Initiative’s Young Policy Leaders Program, during which she researched and wrote a policy paper on local agribusiness development in Tripoli, Libya. She publishes policy papers on water-related issues, with a lens on Libya and interest in the greater MENA region, such as a report on Libya’s water politics with the Arab Reform Initiative. You can follow her on Twitter at @MalakLibya1.