Roger Norton

About Dr. Norton:
Dr. Roger Norton, Research Professor of Agricultural Economics and also Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean at the Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture, has been a World Bank Research Director and Full Professor at the University of New Mexico and Visiting Professor at Oklahoma State University, the Universities of Rome and Naples, and the business school INCAE in Costa Rica. He has delivered training courses in a number of developing countries. He has lived 23 years in developing countries and has research and policy experience in 47 countries in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and Europe and the former Soviet Union. He has frequently promoted policy reform, working collaboratively with host country counterparts. Dr. Norton has served as chief of party on USAID policy reform projects for agriculture and the environment in Honduras and El Salvador and has been policy advisor and team leader for the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, the FAO, IFAD and other donors in Mozambique, Rwanda, Guyana, Estonia, Nicaragua, Colombia, Peru, Panama and Eritrea. He holds a B.A. from Reed College and a Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University and has published books and papers on mathematical modeling for agriculture, agricultural policy and other topics. His books, articles and reports have been issued in eight languages. His book Agricultural Development Policy: Concepts and Experiences (Wiley & Sons 2004) cites experiences in 80 countries and was issued in Spanish, French and Arabic.

Research Interests:
Agricultural and Water Management Policy, Rural Poverty Reduction, and Agricultural Competitiveness

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