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Departement Landbou-ekonomie, Voorligting en Landelike Ontwikkeling

Dr. Ward Anseeuw
Research Fellow from CIRAD

Room 3-26 Information Technology
Phone:  (+27 12) 420 5022 
Fax: (+27 12) 420 4958

Postal address:
Dept of Agricultural Economics, Extension and Rural Development
University of Pretoria
Private bag X20 Hatfield

South Africa

Academic Background:
Master's degree in Agricultural Sciences (University of Ghent - Belgium)
Master's degree in Agricultural and Food Economics (National Superior School of Agronomy, Montpellier - France)
PhD in Development Economics (University of Grenoble - France)

Fields of Research:
Land and agricultural policies, Land reform, agricultural development

Ward Anseeuw, a development economist and specialist in public policy, obtained his PhD in Economics at the University Pierre Mendes France (Grenoble, France). Having worked as a research associate at INRA (Department Sciences for Action and Development), he is presently a CIRAD researcher based at the University of Pretoria, responsible for several research programmes including "the land question in South Africa" and "agricultural policies in the framework of NEPAD". He has been conducting research for the last 9 years in Southern Africa and more particularly in South Africa on agrarian and land reforms and the restructuring of the agricultural sector. He has published extensively on these issues in internationally renowned scientific journals.