Dr. Paul M. Guthiga is a research associate with EfD in Kenya. Paul was a post-doc fellow with EfD-K from 2008 to December 2010. He is currently a Policy Analyst with International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) under the Regional Strategic Analysis and Knowledge Support System (ReSAKSS) programme. Before joining EfD, he held a short post-doc position at the Center for Development Research (ZEF), Germany. He holds a PhD in Agricultural Economics from the University of Bonn, Germany. His areas of research interest include; economics of biodiversity conservation, environmental valuation, natural resource governance and economics of climate change. Dr. Guthiga has published his research in several international peer-reviewed journals.