Prof. Gilead Isaac Mlay

Dr. Gilead Isaac Mlay is an Associate Professor with more than 30 years of experience in research, teaching and consultancy. He is currently working under contract in the department of Food and Resource Economics at the School of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness Studies (COEBS) of the Sokoine University of Agriculture. He holds a Ph.D in Agricultural Economics with a minor in Statistics and a Master of Science degree in Agricultural Economics, both from Oklahoma State University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture from the University of Dar-Es Salaam.

He worked as an academic member of staff at the University of Dar-Salaam, Sokoine University of Agriculture . He also worked in the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology in Mozambique as a Statistics Specialist, tasked with setting up a reporting system to monitor the performance of higher education in Mozambique.

For about six years he worked as Country Director of MSU Food Security Project in Mozambique, as a policy advisor in the Directorate of Economics at Ministry of Agriculture in Mozambique and a mentor of socio economists at the Center for Socio-economic Studies of the National Agricultural Research Institute of Mozambique. His research and consulting activities have mainly been in agricultural policy, agricultural marketing and management of forest resources.

His publications have mainly concentrated in the same fields. He teaches macroeconomics, agricultural policy analysis, statistics and econometrics and supervises students’ research at undergraduate and postgraduate levels-

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