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Alisher Mirzabaev

Senior Scientist, Policy Analysis and Climate Change
International Rice Research Institute

Dr. Alisher Mirzabaev is a Senior Scientist on Policy Analysis/Climate Change at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI). Before joining IRRI he served as Interim Chair and Professor of the Production Economics Group, Institute for Food and Resource Economics (ILR) at the University of Bonn. He was also a senior researcher at the Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn. Dr. Mirzabaev was a lead researcher in several international projects with both global and regional focus on Africa and Asia. He was a Coordinating Lead Author of the Chapter on Desertification of the IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land. He has authored more than 100 scientific publications on climate change impacts and adaptation, the economics of land degradation and ecosystem restoration, and the water-energy-food security nexus. He is currently serving as Associate Editor at the Climate and Development Journal, and at the Central Asian Journal of Sustainability and Climate Research. He has a PhD degree and Habilitation in agricultural economics from the University of Bonn, Germany.



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