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Nicholas Minot

Senior Research Fellow , International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Research field: Economics
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Nicholas Minot is a Senior Research Fellow in the Markets, Trade and Institutions Division. Since joining IFPRI in 1997 as a Post-Doctoral Fellow, he has carried out research on the agricultural market reform in Africa, fertilizer policy, fruit and vegetable markets, income diversification, and spatial patterns in poverty. He is the leader of a research program on strategies for promoting the participation of small farmers in high-value agricultural commodity supply chains.

He is currently working on projects on horticultural marketing in Indonesia, diversification in Bhutan, staple-crop marketing in eastern and southern Africa, and linking farmers to markets in Ghana. He is currently outposted to Kampala, Uganda.

Before joining IFPRI, he taught at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign and worked as a policy adviser in Zimbabwe and as a survey analyst in Rwanda. He also carried out research on agricultural marketing in Bolivia, Cameroon, and Peru, on small enterprises in Laos, and on household budgets in Paraguay. He received his Ph.D. and M.S. in agricultural economics from Michigan State University and his B.A. in international development from Brown University.

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Professional Experience


2005 - Present
Senior Research Fellow at International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Dec 1997 - Dec 2003
Research Fellow at International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Dec 1996 - Dec 1997
Post-Doctoral Fellow at International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Aug 1994 - Jun 1995
Visiting Assistant Professor at University of Illinois
Urbana, Illinois, United States
Aug 1992 - Jul 1994
Social Dimensions of Adjustment Advisor at Centre for International Economics
Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe
Apr 1986 - Aug 1988
Survey Analyst at Michigan State University
Ngenda, Rwanda
Aug 1985 - Mar 1986
Research Consultant at Michigan State University
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Mar 1984 - Aug 1984
Agricultural Economist at Chemonics International
Santa Ana del Alto Beni, Bolivia
Sep 1981 - Aug 1982
Business Development Assistant at Chemonics International
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Sep 1978 - Jun 1979
Teacher of English-as-a-Foreign-Language at Centro Colombo-Americano
Bogotá, Colombia
Education


Apr 1989 - Aug 1992
Michigan State Univeristy in East Lansing, Michigan, United States
Ph.D. Agricultural Economics

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