Vincent Canwat – University of Copenhagen

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Vincent Canwat


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Country of birth: Uganda

Official title: MA Development Studies-Agriculture & Rural Development option; M.Sc Agricultural Science and Resource Management in the Tropics and Sub-tropics-Resource & Development Option

Ongoing project within AgTraIn: 2013 – 2016: Building upon the potential of organic agriculture in East Africa to contribute to

Previous institutions: Erasmus University of Rotterdam (MA), University of Bonn, Germany (M.Sc) and Makerere University (B.Sc)

AgTraIn institutions: University of Copenhagen (Denmark) and University College Cork (Ireland)

Scientific interest: Sustainable Agricultural Development, Institutional Economics and Local Economic Development, Agricultural Value Chains

Spoken Languages: Luo, English, some bit of German

Working experience: Programme Coordinator-Amuru District Farmers’ Assocation (1.5 years); Senior Agriculture Officer-Danish Refugee Council (1 year); Monitoring and Evaluation Officer-Hunger Alert (2 years); Associate Consultant-Uganda Management Institute (2 years) and Part-time Lecturer-Gulu University(4 years).

Future plans/desired employment: Working with a University or an international organization

Hobbies: Gardening and writing

List of published papers in journals/conferences

  1. Modelling Seasonal Farm Labour Demand: What can we learn from Rural Kakamega District, Western Kenya? International Journal of Development and Sustainability, Vol. 1 No. 2 (Japan)
  2. Proportional Transaction Costs In Rice Marketing: Estimation And Distribution By Institutional Arrangement,  International Journal of Community Development