Matt Styslinger is a research intern with Worldwatch Institute’s Nourishing the Planet project. He has a BA in Anthropology from the University of Texas and graduated from SIT Graduate Institute in Vermont in 2009 with an MA in Sustainable Development, with a focus on monitoring and evaluation. Fulfilling the practice phase of the degree, he served six months at BRAC, a NGO dedicated to ending poverty in Bangladesh, where he designed and conducted an assessment of the Clean Water Options component of BRAC’s Water, Sanitation & Hygiene program. Before graduating and relocating to Washington, DC, he worked with US-based NGO NextAid in South Africa on eco-focused projects addressing the AIDS orphan crisis in Africa. Matt has also served as Program Associate in World Learning for International Development’s Program Development Unit in Washington, DC.