|Education||Ph.D., Agricultural Economics, University of Fort Hare, South Africa|
|STAARS Research||Home-Grown School Feeding, Food Security, and Agricultural Development in Rural Nigeria|
Babatope Ebenezer Akinyemi lectures at the University of Fort Hare, South Africa. He is a visiting PROTEA researcher to the Centre des Sciences du Goût et de l'Alimentation (CSGA), Institut National De La Recherche Agronomique (INRA), Universite De Bourgogne Franche-Comte, Dijon, France. He is also a co-organizer of climate change mitigation and adaptation benefits of wilder rangelands workshop, an ongoing collaboration between South Africa and Sweden scholars funded by the South Africa – Sweden University Forum (SASUF). He is currently a Visiting Fellow at Cornell University under the auspices of the Structural Transformation of African Agriculture and Rural Spaces (STAARS) program and works with Daniela Scur and Trinh Pham. His research interests include food security, climate change, resource economics and ecotourism.