Ms. Judith Valerian


Phone / Mobile:+255 653 836438IMG 20210114 WA0000

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School of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies(COEBS)

Department of Food and Resource Economics (DeFRE)


Academic and Professional Qualifications


University / Institute

Year of accomplishment


MSc. Agribusiness and Food economics

University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark



BSc. Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness

Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), Morogoro, Tanzania



Research focus (interest) and Specialization

Agribusiness, agricultural policies, agricultural development, Management and development of smallholder farmers as well as consultancy services on medium Agribusiness firms.

Working experience and major Achievement:

She has participated in different projects/research which includes

·         Collaborative project Enhancing Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Sustainability in Higher Education in Africa (EEIS-HEA), Researcher

·         BSU III Thematic area: Agricultural Value chain analysis in Tanzania; year 2017- ongoing; BSU III under DANIDA as a Researcher

·         BSU II Pilot research Project, Optimising circular economy of sisal using LCA in Tanzania. Research paper developed (A blueprint for applying circular economy principles to the sisal supply chain in Tanzania) and submitted for review.

·         Agricultural land dynamics and land policy in rural Tanzania which is under USAID and ASPIRES. Research paper on “Land Conflicts in Tanzania: Causes, Impacts, and Resolutions” was developed.

·         High-learning research network (HI-LINE) which was an initiative under Business Environment Strengthening Policy Dialogue (BEST-D) involved mostly with advocacy research. Two consultancy report developed and submitted to two districts of Gairo and Kilombero.

·         Research on Piloting a Farming Systems Approach to Investment Planning for Climate-Smart Smallholder Agriculture in Africa with Queensland University and SUA. Paper developed (Agricultural Development in Emerging Africa: Can Farming Systems Approach help in Planning and Priority Setting for Climate Smart Agriculture) and presented at the Australian Agricultural & Resource Economics socirty (AARES)


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