The African Growth and Development Policy Modeling Consortium is an initiative aimed at positioning African experts to take a leadership role in the study of strategic development questions and the broader agricultural growth and policy debate facing African countries.
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Dr. Blessing Chiripanhura recently coauthored AGRODEP Working Paper No. 21 with Mogos Teweldemedhin under the 2013 Gaps in Research Grant. He is a citizen of Zimbabwe and has been an AGRODEP member since April 2013. Blessing is currently a Senior Lecturer at the University of Namibia where he conducts research on the employment-poverty nexus and teaches Economics and Econometrics courses. He was previously a Senior Lecturer at Polytechnic of Namibia. Before joining Polytechnic of Namibia, Blessing worked for Ledriz, Zimbabwe; ONS, UK. He holds a B.Sc. Honors in Economics from the University of Zimbabwe, an M.Sc. in Economics from the University of Zimbabwe, and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Sheffield. He specializes in Applied Econometrics.