Apurba Shee

Program Focus

Agricultural Economist

Appointments

Associate Research Fellow

Biography

Apurba Shee joined the Environment and Production Technology Division at IFPRI in 2015. He is based in Arusha, Tanzania, where he works as a monitoring and evaluation specialist for Africa RISING projects in Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Ethiopia, Ghana and Mali. Prior to joining IFPRI, Apurba was an agricultural economist with the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) for three years, where he worked on design and evaluation of index-based livestock insurance in arid and semi-arid regions of Northern Kenya and Southern Ethiopia. Apurba holds a M.S. in Applied Economics and Management from Cornell University and a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from Penn State University.