•PhD in Agricultural/Environmental Economics, Wageningen University (2010)
•MSc in Agricultural Economics, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda (2000)
•BSc in Agriculture, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda (1996)
•August 2010 to date, Assistant professor in the department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, Georg-August-University, Göttingen
•November 2009 to May 2010, International consultant with AGPP Division of Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, and in June 2010, a consultant for Bioveristy International
•July to October 2009, Researcher at the Environmental Economics and Natural Resources (ENR) Group, Wageningen University
•November 2005 to September 2009, Ph.D. researcher/student at ENR, Wageningen University
•February 2003 to October 2009, Research associate/collaborator with IFPRI’s Environment and Production Technology Division
•November 2000 to October 2005, Socio-economist at the National Banana Research Program of the National Agricultural Research Organization in Uganda.
Main Research Areas
•Economics and Policy of Biotechnology
•Economics of Food Security and Poverty
•Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
•Decision Making under Uncertainty and Irreversibility
•Kikulwe, E., Birol, E., Falck-Zepeda, J., and J. Wesseler. 2010. Rural consumers’ preferences for banana attributes in Uganda: Is there a market for GM staples? In Bennett, J.W. and E. Birol (Eds) Choice Experiments in Developing Countries: Implementation, Challenges and Policy Implications. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing.
•Kikulwe, E., Wesseler, J., and J. Falck-Zepeda. forthcoming. Consumer Perceptions towards Introducing a Genetically Modified Banana (Musa spp.) in Uganda, Acta Horticulturae
• Kikulwe, E., Birol, E., Falck-Zepeda, J., and J. Wesseler. (forthcoming). Consumer perceptions of the potential introduction of a fungal resistant banana in Uganda and policy implications. In Falck-Zepeda, J., Gruere, G., and I. Sithole-Niang, (eds.) What role for genetically modified crops in Sub-Saharan Africa? Lessons from economic and policy research. Washington, D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute
•Bagamba, F., Kikulwe, E., Tushemereirwe, W.K., Ngambeki, D., Muhangi, J., Kagezi, G.H., and S. Green. 2006. Awareness of Banana Bacterial Wilt Control in Uganda. Farmers’ Perspective. African Crop Science Journal, 14(2): 157-164.
•Kagezi, G.H., Kangire, A., Tushemereirwe, W.K., Bagamba, F., Kikulwe, E., Muhangi, J., Gold, C.S., and P. Ragama. 2006. Banana Bacterial Wilt Incidence in Uganda. African Crop Science Journal, 14(2): 83-91.
•Kikulwe, E., Birol, E., Wesseler, J., and J. Falck-Zepeda. 2009. A Latent Class Approach to Investigating Consumer Demand for Genetically Modified Staple Food in a Developing Country: the Case of GM Banana in Uganda. Discussion Paper 938. Washington, D.C: International Food Policy Research Institute.
•Kikulwe, E., Wesseler J., and J. Falck-Zepeda. 2008. Introducing a Genetically Modified Banana in Uganda: Social Benefits, Costs, and Consumer Perceptions. Discussion Paper 767. Washington, D.C: International Food Policy Research Institute.
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