Simeon Ehui, was appointed Director of the World Bank’s Food and Agriculture Global Practice in September 2017. Since joining the World Bank in 2003, Dr. Ehui has held a number of assignments. He was manager of the Food and Agriculture Global Practice for Africa (2015-2017) and South Asia (2009-2015). He also served as Lead Economist and Sector Leader for the Sustainable Development
Network in Nigeria. Before joining the World Bank, Dr. Ehui worked for 15 years in the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). Dr. Ehui holds a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from Purdue University and has published extensively in his field.
Date: 27 March 2018
Time: 10:30 - 11:25