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Dr. Will Masters on the African Nutrition Transition

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Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 13:30
1619 Massachusetts Ave NW
1619 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest

The SAIS Global Agriculture Seminar Series presents

Dr. Will Masters on Nutrition Transitions and Agricultural Transformation in Africa

Thursday, September 21, 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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