Dr. Ephraim Nkonya is a senior research fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in Washington D.C. Ephraim leads an IFPRI program on land resources for poverty reduction. Ephraim earned his Bachelor’s degree in agriculture from SUA in 1987 and his masters and Ph.D. degrees in agricultural economics from Kansas State university from 1992 – 1999. He has published widely in referred journals on issues related to natural resource management, poverty reduction, climate change and role of rural services on poverty reduction.
In collaboration with scientists from around the world, Ephraim is currently leading a global study on the economics of land degradation, which aims to measure the cost of inaction against land degradation and the benefit of taking against land degradation.
The seminar will take place in T450, Tower Building on Friday, 27th of March, at 09.00.