|Education||Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics and Resource Management, Moi University (2013)|
|STAARS Research||How important are weather risks in explaining low fertilizer use in Sub-Saharan Africa? Evidence from a Panel of Maize Farmers in Kenya (with Yanyan Liu)|
Dr. Kiplimo Langat is a Development Economist with over 10 years experience in consultancy, research and training in both public and private sectors. He is currently a Senior Lecturer in the School of Business and Economics, Department of Agricultural Economics, Moi University. He has engaged on a wide variety of rural and urban development related projects at various scales in Africa; including agricultural and agribusiness strategic planning. He has experience in impact evaluation, value chain development, research designs, econometric modeling and data analysis. He has experience in the analysis of survey data, panel data and time series data. His areas of interest in research include evaluation of public policies in agriculture, health, education and food and nutrition; sustainable development and value chain development,. He is currently an active member of AGRODEP (African Growth and Development Policy) consortium facilitated by IFPRI where he has attended several capacity building training. He was recently involved in research designs and data analysis in an EU 7th Framework project; Biowaste4SP being implemented in 5 countries in Africa. He has previously undertaken several consultancy assignments involving training of Central Bank of Nigeria staff in ABUJA Nigeria, study design and data analysis for USAID projects on Value Chain Development and Investment Plan, European Union (EU), AU, GoK, NGOs and other private companies in Kenya and Africa.