Brent M. Simpson, Michigan State University, Deputy Director MEAS

Presentation given at MEAS GLEE on June 6, 2012: 

Brent M. Simpson is an Associate Professor in International Development, Department of Agriculture, Food and Resource Economics at Michigan State University (MSU). Over the past 30 years he has worked in over twenty-five countries, primarily in Africa. He is the former Program Leader for Technology Transfer and Systems Development with the Africa Rice Center, former Convener of the Rural Policy and Project Planning Program, Institute of Social Studies, in The Hague, and has carried out consultancies and advisory work with the CGIAR, DFID, FAO, MCC, USAID, World Bank and WWF. He currently services at the Deputy Director of the MEAS Project, manages MSU’s involvement in two USAID funded projects in Senegal, and is leading an agricultural climate change adaption study for USAID in the Sahel.