Bernadette Dia Kamgnia is a Professor of Economics of the University of Yaoundé II in Cameroon. She is currently the coordinator of the training programs (Master’s & PhD) at the New PTCI (Programme de Troisième Cycle Inter Universitaire en Economie) of the CIEREA, an International Non Governmental Organisation, which is based in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Up until November 2007, She was Manager of the AERC Collaborative PhD Programme Campus for Francophone Africa at the University of Yaounde II, while holding the position of vice-dean in charge of Academic Affairs of the Department of Economics and Management. Since May 2099, she serves as a Resource Person in the Thematic Group ‘‘Political Economy and Sectorial Issues’’ of the AERC, having been providing preliminary review for AERC proposals since 2007.
She is co-author of the upcoming Africa Human Development Report on “Food security for human development in Africa”.