Prof Alfred Bizoza
Alfred R. BIZOZA is a PhD holder and an Associate Professor in Agricultural Economics from the University of Rwanda (UR) with extensive academic and policy research experience in areas of Agricultural Economics, Institutional Economics of Soil and Water Conservation, Economics of Land, and Economics of Climate Change Adaptation. He has also served as the Director of Research at the Institute of Policy Analysis and Research during 2014-2017. He served as a Senior Research Adviser for the LAND Project funded by USAID after being the Director of the Consultancy Bureau of UR. He joined Wageningen University in the Netherlands as a PhD candidate in January 2007 and completed his PhD in June 2011. He served as a Visiting Scholar at the International Institute of Agriculture (IIA), Michigan State University, USA in 2009 and at Cambridge University in 2017 for his post-doctoral research. He has combined his academic and policy research which allowed him to publish and present about 52 papers and to contribute to the drafting of various policies and national reports in Rwanda and in other parts of Africa. In addition to the above, Bizoza served as an Economist Board Member at the National Bank of Rwanda upon appointment by the Government’s Cabinet during 2013-2018.