Ephraim Nkonya, a senior research fellow, conducts research on land management and natural resources in sub-Saharan countries and central Asia. Ephraim, a citizen of Tanzania, earned a B.S. in agriculture from Sokoine University of Agriculture and an M.S. in agricultural economics and a Ph.D. in natural resources, econometrics, and statistics, both from Kansas State University. He joined IFPRI in 1999.