Jason Donovan

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Strategic crop market economist

Market Intelligence & Product Design

Jason is providing expert guidance to breeding partners on product profile design and seed value chains. He has a PhD in Development Economics from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). His work focuses on agricultural markets and value chains and he has worked extensively in Latin America and Africa. Between 2014-2020, Jason edited the journal Enterprise Development and Microfinance. Jason also currently serves as a Senior Economist for CIMMYT, since 2017. Prior to joining CIMMYT, Jason worked with World Agroforestry (ICRAF) and The Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center. Jason is based at the CIMMYT headquarters near Texcoco, Mexico.