Meghan Entz is a Master’s student in the University of Waterloo’s Global Governance program at the Balsillie School of International Affairs.
Meghan holds an Advanced Degree in Global Political Economy from the University of Manitoba. Growing up in Manitoba to a family involved in agriculture, Meghan was interested from a young age in the issues facing food producers in Canada, and around the world. Following a research internship in Malawi in 2015, Meghan was inspired to focussed her undergraduate thesis research on Conservation Agriculture’s effect on resilience among smallholder farmers in Kenya and Zimbabwe. Following graduation Meghan worked for the Canadian Foodgrains Bank, and as a Research Assistant at the University of Manitoba under Dr. Annette Desmarais (Canada Research Chain in Human Rights, Social Justice and Food Sovereignty). In this role Meghan focussed on projects related to food security and the role of food producers in social movements in Canada.
While in her Master’s Meghan hopes to focus her research on how global environmental governance affects the opportunities available to, and challenges facing young agricultural producers in Canada, and around the world.