Msangi, Siwa: IFPRI

  • Siwa Msangi is a Senior Research Fellow within the Environment and Production Technology Division and joined IFPRI as a post-doctoral fellow in August 2004. Siwa is a co-leader of IFPRI’s research theme on Global Food and Natural Resources, and has worked closely on the global modeling work done with the IMPACT model, which focuses on the major socio-economic and bio-physical drivers affecting agricultural production and trade, and their impacts on nutrition, poverty and the environment. Siwa has a research background in natural resource management, with a focus on surface and groundwater policy, and has also been working on the economics of biofuels and the interactions between energy and agriculture.
    A Tanzanian national, Siwa obtained his PhD in Agricultural Economics at the University of California at Davis, and his masters in International Development Policy at the Food Policy Research Institute at Stanford University, where he also received an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering.