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Shenggen Fan, Ph.D.

Director General , International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Research field: Economics
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Awards and Grants

  •  Jan 2009 
    Distinguished Professional Contribution Award, Southern Agricultural Economics Association
  •  Jan 2006 
    Distinguished Leadership Award for Internationals, University of Minnesota
  •  Jan 2006 
    Outstanding Alumni Award, Department of Applied Economics, University of Minnesota
  •  Jan 2005 
    Outstanding Young Scholar Award from the National Science Foundation, China
  •  Jan 2003 
    First Prize Award for the article “Pubic Investment, Growth and Poverty Reduction in Rural China”
  •  Jan 2003 
    Award for contributions to the understanding of the r/ship b/n public investment & poverty reduction
  •  Jan 1999 
    Outstanding Overseas Chinese Scholar

Biographical Information

Shenggen Fan has been director general of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) since 2009.

Dr. Fan joined IFPRI in 1995 as a research fellow, conducting extensive research on pro-poor development strategies in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. He led IFPRI’s program on public investment before becoming the director of the Institute’s Development Strategy and Governance Division in 2005.

He is the Chairman of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Food Security.

Dr. Fan received a PhD in applied economics from the University of Minnesota and bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Nanjing Agricultural University in China.

Professional Service:

•Executive Committee member, International Association of Agricultural Economists, U.S.A., 2009-Present
•Adjunct Fellow, Institute of Indian Dalit Studies, India, 2004-Present
•Overseas Reviewer, China National Sciences Foundation, China, 2003-Present
•Editorial Council member, Food Policy, U.K., 2002-Present
•Class One Scientist in Social Sciences, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China, 2002-Present
•Director, International Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, China, 2002-Present
•Editorial Committee member, Journal of Chinese Rural Economy, China, 2001-Present
•Advisory Committee member, Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, China, 1999-Present
•Member, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, U.S.A., 1987-Present
•Adjunct Professor, Nanjing Agricultural University, China, 1996-2009
•Editorial Council member, Review of Agricultural Economics, U.S.A., 2001-2002

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Professional Experience


2009 - Present
Director General at International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Jan 2005 - Jan 2009
Division Director, Development Strategy and Governance Division at International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Jan 1998 - Jan 2005
Senior Research Fellow and Team Leader of Public Investment Program at International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Jan 1995 - Jan 1998
Research Fellow at International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Jan 1992 - Jan 1995
Research Economist, Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology at University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States
Jan 1990 - Jan 1992
Post-Doctoral Fellow and Associate Research Officer at International Service for National Agricultural Research
The Hague, Netherlands
Jan 1986 - Jan 1989
Research Analyst, Department of Applied Economics at University of Minnesota
Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Jan 1982 - Jan 1985
Research and Teaching Associate at Nanjing Agricultural University
Nanjing, China
Education


Jan 1986 - Jan 1989
University of Minnesota in Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Ph.D. Applied Economics
Jan 1983 - Jan 1985
Nanjing Agricultural University in Nanjing, China
M.Sc. Economics and Trade
Jan 1979 - Jan 1982
Nanjing Agricultural University in Nanjing, China
B.Sc. Agricultural Economics and Business Management

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