Antony Chapoto, PhD

Antony Chapoto, PhD

Research Director

Dr. Chapoto joined the Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute (IAPRI) in July 2014 as the Research Director from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) where he was a Research Fellow under the Development Strategy and Governance Division based in Accra, Ghana with IFPRI’s Ghana Strategy Support Program. Prior to IFPRI, Dr. Chapoto was an Assistant Professor for 5 years and 1 year as an Associate Professor in the Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics at Michigan State University stationed in Zambia under the Food Security Research Project in Lusaka, as the USAID Chief of Party and Research Coordinator. His research interests focus on agricultural development issues in Africa, including agricultural technology and productivity, smallholder farm commercialization, home-grown medium and large-scale farmers and food markets and policy. Dr. Chapoto has a PhD in Agricultural Economics from Michigan State University and a Masters in Agricultural Economics from the University of Zimbabwe.