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Staff Profile

Dr. Rogers A Lumenyela - Lecturer

Area of Expertise

Agricultural Economics

Work Experience

Rogers A. Lumenyela (PhD) works in the Department of Rural Development and Regional Planning of the Institute of Rural Development Planning. He is an Agricultural Economist with 7+ years of experience as a lecturer, researcher, trainer and consultant. Areas of interest are Project Planning and Management, Quantitative and Qualitative research, Principles of economics, Farm Business Management, Investment and Production Analysis, Project Monitoring, Evaluation and Impact Assessment, Value Chain Analysis and Development, Poverty and Livelihood Analysis.

Before joining IRDP, Dr. Lumenyela served as an assistant lecturer in the Department of Policy, Planning and Management of Sokoine University of Agriculture. He teaches project Management and Appraisal, Monitoring and Review, Impact Evaluation, Political Economy and Principles of Economics.

Professional Skills

Professional Skills

  • Extensive skills in using Integrated Decision Support System (IDSS) tool for SWAT, APEX and FARMSIM
  • Experienced in the use and applications of statistical packages such as Stata, SPSS, Stochastic Frontier and Data Envelopment Analysis, Agricultural Innovation Systems-Policy Practice Index (AIS-PPI), Tool and Hydrological and agro-ecological modelling
  • Designing online mobile data collection platforms using most current technologies, i.e. Survey Solutions and OpenDataKit (ODK)

Research and academic Interests

The main research and academic interests are farm-level simulation, value chain analysis, policy analysis, analysis, climate change adaptation, and mitigation, as well as innovation and entrepreneurship.


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Web of Science Researcher ID: GYD-5313-2022 | Skype ID: adrielrogers