Will Masters on African Nutrition Transition & Agricultural Transformation

02/13/2017 (One day) Washington DC

The SAIS Global Agriculture Seminar Series presents Dr. Will Masters, Professor at Tufts University, on the “Nutrition Transitions and Agricultural Transformation in Africa”

Monday, February 13, 2017

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Dr. Masters is a Professor in the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University, with a secondary appointment in the Department of Economics. His research uses economic methods to inform and improve the food system, especially in developing countries.  He is the co-author of an undergraduate textbook, Economics of Agricultural Development: World Food Systems and Resource Use. From 2006 through 2011 he edited Agricultural Economics, the journal of the International Association of Agricultural Economists. In 2010 he was named an International Fellow of the African Association of Agricultural Economists, and he has been awarded both the Bruce Gardner Memorial Prize for Applied Policy Analysis (2013) and the Publication of Enduring Quality Award (2014) from the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA).

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