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Shenggen Fan

  • Ph.D.
  • Director General
  • International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA
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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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Reaching the missing middle: Overcoming hunger and malnutrition in middle income countries

  • Fan S
  • Cousin E
Global Food Policy Report (2015)
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Reaching the missing middle: Overcoming hunger and malnutrition in middle income countries

  • Fan S
  • Cousin E
Global Food Policy Report (2015)
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The business imperative: Helping small family farmers to move up or move out

  • Fan S
  • Brzeska J
  • Olofinbiyi T
Global Food Policy Report (2015)
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The business imperative: Helping small family farmers to move up or move out

  • Fan S
  • Brzeska J
  • Olofinbiyi T
Global Food Policy Report (2015)
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Steadying the ladder: China's agricultural and rural development engagement in Africa

  • Chen K
  • Hsu C
  • Fan S
China Agricultural Economic Review (2014)
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Professional experience

Director General

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

January 2009 - Present

Division Director, Development Strategy and Governance Division

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

January 2005 - January 2009(4 years)

Senior Research Fellow and Team Leader of Public Investment Program

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

January 1998 - January 2005(7 years)

Research Fellow

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

January 1995 - January 1998(3 years)

Research Economist, Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology

University of Arkansas

January 1992 - January 1995(3 years)

Post-Doctoral Fellow and Associate Research Officer

International Service for National Agricultural Research

January 1990 - January 1992(2 years)

Research Analyst, Department of Applied Economics

University of Minnesota

January 1986 - January 1989(3 years)

Research and Teaching Associate

Nanjing Agricultural University

January 1982 - January 1985(3 years)

Education history

Ph.D. Applied Economics

University of Minnesota

January 1986 - January 1989(3 years)

M.Sc. Economics and Trade

Nanjing Agricultural University

January 1983 - January 1985(2 years)

B.Sc. Agricultural Economics and Business Management

Nanjing Agricultural University

January 1979 - January 1982(3 years)