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Dr. Nzuma holds a PhD in Agricultural Economics and Business from the University of Guelph Canada. He is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Nairobi, where he specializes in Agricultural Policy, International Trade, Microeconomics, Production Economics, Commodity Markets, International Development, Feasibility Assessments, Project Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation and Research Methods. He has extensive experience in teaching both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. In addition he has supervised over 5 PhD and over 25 Masters students. Dr. Nzuma is widely published and is a member of both the African Association of Agricultural Economics (AAAE) and the International Association of Agricultural Economics (IAAE). Besides, he is involved in a number of community outreach programmes.

He has extensive socioeconomic research experience and is well travelled within the Sub-Saharan Africa. Dr Nzuma has consulted widely with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Food Programme (WFP), the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the International Trade Centre (ITC), the Belgium Development Agency (BTC), the Gates Foundation, Overseas Development Institute (ODI), the Regional Strategic Analysis and Knowledge Support System, Eastern and Central Africa (ReSAKSS-ECA) based at the International Livestock Research Centre (ILRI), the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), the Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA), the Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN), the CGIAR Programme on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), the International Wheat and Maize Improvement Centre (CIMMYT), the African Agricultural Biotechnology Fund (AATF), Kilimotrust, the Africa Union Inter African Bureau for Animal Resources (AU/IBAR), Centre for Training and Integrated Research for ASAL Development (CETRAD), the Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC), the African Conservation Tillage Network (ACT), Eastern Africa Farmers Federation (EAFF), the Centre for Governance and Development (CGD), the Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) the National Draught Management Authority (NDMA), the Kenya Coffee Producers Association (KCPA) and the Institute of Public Policy Research and Analysis (IPAR) on inter alia Feasibility studies, Agricultural Policy, International Agricultural Trade Policy, Commodity Markets, Project Monitoring and Evaluation, Economic and Financial Evaluations.

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