Eric Eboh is a policy economist. He is Executive Director of the African Institute for Applied Economics in Nigeria, and a Professor of Agricultural Economics at the University of Nigeria, in Nsukka. He leads a network of over 100 researchers and economists undertaking studies to inform and influence effective policies in Nigeria and other parts of Africa. For the IRP, Dr Eboh participates in the Working Groups on Water and Land & Soil.
Dr. Eboh’s main research interests are resource and environmental economics, agriculture policy, and the social and institutional dimensions of rural development. He is President of the Nigerian Agricultural Policy Network, an independent think-tank on economic policy. He is also an Executive Board member of the African Society for Ecological Economics, and scientific leader of the initiative, Business Environment and Competitiveness Across Nigerian States.
Dr Eboh has carried out research and assessment studies relating to resource pressures and sustainable agriculture within several networks, including the International Foundation for Science and the African Academy of Sciences. He holds a PhD in Agricultural Economics from the University of Nigeria.