Samia Akroush

Samia Akroush is the Director of the Socio-Economic Directorate at the National Center for Agricultural Research and Extension (NCARE) in Jordan. Her research activities include conducting socio-economic baseline studies, feasibility studies, gender & social capital studies, livelihood and poverty analysis and adoption and impact assessment studies of applied agricultural research in many national and regional projects. She coordinates and leads teams in many national and regional projects. She has many research studies concerning economic and financial analysis and evaluation of projects and formulation of questionnaires and field surveys, conducting benefits—cost analysis, econometric, socio-economic, and feasibility studies. Participated and presented papers in many regional and international conferences .She has a PhD in Agricultural Economics from Aleppo University, Syria, in collaboration with the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Area (ICARDA).