Academic title
EfD Center

Wagura Ndiritu, Simon

Prof. Ndiritu, Simon Wagura is a professor of Development economics  at the Strathmore University Business School. He is also the academic lead of Agribusiness programs and advisor to Kenya Climate Innovation Center Sustainability initiative. Prof. Wagura holds a PhD. in Economics from School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. He completed his MA (Economics) and Bachelor of Education (Economics and Mathematics) from the University of Nairobi. He has a broad research interest in Applied Micro- Econometrics, Environmental resources Economics, Climate Change, Economics of Water Resources, Agriculture and Development Economics.

He has worked extensively on a variety of research topics in climate change, drinking water, schooling, food security, gender issues in food security, technology adoption and post-harvest losses. He is currently working on Corporate environmental performance and the adoption of environmental management systems. Simon has won several prestigious scholarships and awards e.g. the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) Academic Board prize for the best Master’s thesis in the 2006/2007 Academic year and the best gender paper for CCAFS 2011 (Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security). His research work has been published in several reputable journals.


People | 30 April 2009