Akeem Ajibola

Senior Research Assistant

Akeem Ajibola joined IFPRI in April, 2011. He received his MSc and BSc in Agricultural Economics from University of Ibadan, Nigeria in 2006 and 2010 respectively. He also obtained a Higher National Diploma and a National Diploma in Animal Production Technology and Agricultural Technology from Institute of Agricultural Research and Training, Ibadan, Nigeria in 1999 and 2004 respectively.

Before joining IFPRI, Akeem was a Research Fellow with Community Development and Welfare Agenda (CODWA), a local NGO in Nigeria. His research interests include the analysis of agricultural and rural development issues such as poverty, food (in) security, micro/household enterprises and policy/governance issues.

Akeem currently works on IFPRI projects in Nigeria which cover food security and vulnerability, social networks and technology adoption, and the value chain analysis of farm products.