Dr. Bart Minten

Dr. Bart Minten, joined the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) as a senior research fellow in December 2006, and works with the Development Strategy and Governance Division.

He has been out-posted in Addis Ababa since June 2011 and is the program leader of the Ethiopia Strategy Support Program, a multi-donor-financed program that focuses on research, capacity building, and outreach and communication of research related to food and agricultural issues in Ethiopia.

Before moving to Addis Ababa, he worked in the New Delhi office where his work focused on the effects of changes in agricultural value chains on the structure of food systems in South Asia.

Prior to joining IFPRI, he was a senior research associate for the Cornell Food and Nutrition Policy Program in Madagascar.

He also has held the position of assistant professor at the Department of Agricultural and Environmental Economics, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium.

Bart received his PhD. in Agricultural and Resource Economics from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA.

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