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Christopher Godlove Magomba

Christopher Godlove Magomba, PhD, is an Agricultural Economist, lecturer, researcher and consultant with 9 years experience in teaching, research and consultancy.  

Magomba has worked on various research studies and consultancies such as Women’s Collective Action in Tanzania, Ethiopia and Mali (OXFAM GB), agricultural productivity and gender and nutrition effects of small-scale irrigation in various Feed the Future sites of Tanzania and land access and livelihood (USAID). His research interests are livelihoods, agricultural marketing and value chain with gender perspective. Dr. Magomba is a consultant with Iris Group on the USAID WARIDI programme in Tanzania, as part of the research team piloting a gender and social norms change intervention in WASH governance. 

He served as a member of the research team for CYMMIT’s Adoption Pathways Project, which is examined the incentives and constraints to adoption of innovative techniques in maize-legume systems among smallholder farmers with gender perspective. He is among the research team members for a newly DFiD’s Agricultural Policy Research in Africa (APRA) project. Dr Magomba brings extensive experience in field-based research around smallholders’ adoption of new technologies, social networks as well as of directing and mentoring students and field research teams. Finally, Christopher has experience in convening key stakeholders in dialogues to improve strategies and policies to support effective smallholder farmers in agricultural commodities value chain and markets.

He is currently working at the School of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies (SAEBS), Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) in Tanzania. Dr. Magomba is a DANIDA fellowship scholar with a PhD in Agricultural Economics from Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) in Tanzania. He lives in Morogoro, Tanzania.