Our Experts

We work with an extensive network of researchers, academics and practitioners from different renown organizations and top universities in the world in designing and implementing research projects, training and consultancy assignments.

Lensink is a development economist, with vast experience in research in development economics, finance, IPV, to mention but a few. His specific research interests cover Gender Studies, Impact Analyses, Microfinance, and Rural Development, CTs & IPV. Robert has extensive leading g multidisciplinary teams in different parts of the world, including Africa and Rwanda in particular. Robert and other international researchers are currently collaborating with CDP to conduct a study on “Cash Transfers and Intimate Partner Violence in Rwanda using VUP beneficiaries”.

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Ggombe Kasim Munyegera, PhD

Co-Founder of Centre for Development Policy
Dr. Ggombe Kasim Munyegera is an Economist, researcher and Co-Founder of Centre for Development Policy. He holds a PhD and MA in Development Economics obtained from the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) in Japan, and a BA in Economics obtained from Makerere University, Uganda. He has conducted policy and academic research covering various topics including financial sector development, gender and women empowerment, agriculture and rural development, migration, trade, poverty and vulnerability, growth and structural transformation and climate change. Prior to founding MRC, he worked as Country Economist in the Rwanda country office of the International Growth Center (IGC)…

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Wilberforce NUWAGIRA is currently pursuing his doctoral studies in Economics at the University of Minho, Portugal and he is a senior Principal Economist at the National Bank of Rwanda (NBR). His main research interests lie within the fields of mainstream macroeconomics , applied econometrics and statistical analysis. He has published several papers in areas of exchange rate, foreign capital flows as well as economic growth both in time series and panel context.

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Yvette Ruzibiza is a PhD fellow at the Amsterdam Institute of Social Science Research (AISSR), University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. She is interested in people and their interaction with the contexts they live in, from a community and individual point of view. To understand behaviour and individual decision-making in their contexts, she applies theories from both gender studies and anthropology. Her current doctoral research focuses on the sexuality and relationships of young refugees in Mahama refugee camp, Rwanda, and Nakivale refugee camp, Uganda. She uses ethnographic methods and approaches to study adolescent beliefs or perceptions about gender and romantic…

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Uwizeye is a postdoctoral fellow at Dartmouth College, Department of Anthropology. She studies the health of Rwandan women victims of sexual violence and the intergenerational mental and physical impact of genocidal rape. Uwizeye and other international researchers are currently collaborating with CDP to conduct a study on “Cash Transfers and Intimate Partner Violence in Rwanda using VUP beneficiaries”.

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Brian Kiberu is an economist with expertise in Labour Economics, Development Economics, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Micro-econometrics and Macro-econometrics. He has been involved in several assignments related to development economics, trade, labour market analysis, health economics and university teaching. Kiberu worked with central governments, international organizations, research institutes and academia within sub-Saharan Africa. He has worked as an Economist and Data Analyst in the last decade in Rwanda, Mozambique, Uganda, Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya. Kiberu has been also working with WHO, ILO, UNDP, UNICEF, DFID, Rwanda Development Board, Ministry of Public Service and Labour, Rwanda and Capacity Building and Employment Services Agency,…

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Edward Kadozi, PhD

Founder and President of Centre for Development Policy
Edward KADOZI, Ph.D has the privilege of combining industry work and academia. He has over 10 years of professional experience in Capacity Development, employability skills development, labor market interventions, economics of migration in Africa, and policy analysis. He is a Senior Analyst at Rwanda Development Board (RDB). He provides technical and strategic advice to the RDB, public, and private sectors in areas of capacity development, skills development, and employment interventions. Edward has extensive professional and teaching experience in policy and strategy formulation as well economic analysis in Rwanda. He is the founder of the Centre for Development Policy (CDP). Edward…

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Russell-Einhorn is a research Professor of International Affairs at Elliot School of International Affairs at George Washington University, USA. Malcolm specializes in how Government institutions interact with other policy communities to advance inclusive and participative policies and programs. He is currently collaborating with CDP to design and implement a pilot project of the “CDP Policy Hub” in Rwanda, which seeks to advance evidence-informed policymaking in Rwanda.

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Geoffrey Gasore is a CDP associate and an Engineer with over 14 years of progressive experience in academia and research both in Rwanda and China. He is a Lecturer in Electrical and Electronics Engineering at the University of Rwanda- College of Science and Technology for the last 14 years.  He is a member of the steering committee for the International Electro-Technical Commission (IEC) standard in Rwanda. Gasore is in the final stage of his Ph.D. in Renewable Energy at the African center of excellence in energy for sustainable development with research supervision from the Colorado State University (USA).

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Johnson is an Economist trained from Jönköping University-Sweden for a Ph.D. Currently working as an STC at the World Bank and undertaking consultancies for government and international organizations. Prior,  I have been in the academic profession for the last 12 years, teaching, undertaking research activities, and carrying out consultancies. Major research interests are in Industrial organization, Economic development, and Gender Economic Policy. I have profound experience in consultancies undertaken for both private and public institutions as well as civil society organizations.

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