Wilfred Nyangena is currently a Senior Research Fellow at EfD Kenya. He is also a Senior Lecturer at the School of Economics, University of Nairobi. His areas of interest include development, poverty, valuation and environmental economics with a bias on the interaction between poverty and environmental variables. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Wilfred has won research grants in his areas of specialization from both local and international organizations. Nyangena has research experience on policy links with the African Institute for Capacity Building (AICAD) under which he has worked on issues regarding the poverty-environment nexus. His research work has been published in the Environment, Development and Sustainability journal.