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Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 12:20pm to 1:10pm
Liz Bageant is a Research Support Specialist working on a diverse range of development topics including index insurance, agriculture, fisheries, gender, and food and nutrition security in Africa and Asia. Liz also coordinates the Structural Transformation of African Agriculture and Rural Spaces (STAARS) project and the STAARS Fellowship Program. She holds an M.S. in Agricultural Economics from Cornell University. She also earned a B.S. in Development Sociology from Cornell, where an undergraduate project on food aid shipment policy pulled her unexpectedly into a career in applied economics. Liz has considerable field experience in Mozambique, Ghana, Ethiopia and Kenya working with organizations including The Village Bicycle Project, CARE USA, Action Against Hunger, the African Development Bank, the International Food Policy Research Institute, the International Livestock Research Institute and WorldFish.