David Spielman

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Environment and Production Technology Division
David is a senior research fellow in IFPRI’s Environment and Production Technology (EPT) division. He joined IFPRI in 2004 and is currently based in Washington, DC, where he leads the institute’s program on science, technology, and innovation policy. David’s research agenda covers a range of topics including agricultural R&D systems; plant genetic resource policy and seed markets; agricultural extension and advisory services; and community-driven rural development. Prior to this, David was based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with IFPRI’s Knowledge, Capacity, and Innovation (KCI) division and it’s International Service for National Agricultural Research (ISNAR) division. Earlier in his career, David worked on agriculture and rural development issues for the World Bank (Washington, D.C.), the Aga Khan Development Network (Pakistan), and several other organizations. David received a Ph.D. in Economics from American University in 2003, an M.Sc. in Development Studies from the London School of Economics in 1993, and a B.A. in International Relations from Tufts University in 1992.

Author Of 3 Presentations

Contributed paper

Changing patterns in the international movement of crop genetic material: An analysis of global policy drivers and potential consequences

Speakers
Session Name
Room
Salon 1
Date
07/30/2018
Time
16:00 - 17:00
Contributed paper

The Role of Gender in ICT-mediated Agricultural Information Campaigns

Room
Salon 123
Date
08/02/2018
Time
15:50 - 18:10
Contributed paper

The Impact of Bt Cotton on Farmers’ Health in Pakistan

Speakers
Session Name
Room
MacKenzie
Date
07/29/2018
Time
14:00 - 16:00

Presenter Of 2 Presentations

Contributed paper

The Impact of Bt Cotton on Farmers’ Health in Pakistan

Speakers
Session Name
Room
MacKenzie
Date
07/29/2018
Time
14:00 - 16:00

Evolution, innovation, and institutions: Did intellectual property disputes cause Pakistan’s cotton losses in 2015?