Simon Wagura Ndiritu is currently a lecturer at Strathmore University in Kenya. He is also a research fellow of Environment for Development (EfD-Kenya). Simon completed his PhD in Economics from the Department of Economics at University of Gothenburg in 2013. He completed his MA (Economics) degree in August 2007 with the best master thesis. He also holds a BA (Economics and Mathematics) degree (First class honours). Before joining the PhD program he taught at the School of Economics, University of Nairobi. He has a broad research interest in Applied Micro- Econometrics, Environmental resources, Economics of Water Resources, Agriculture and Development Economics. He has worked on collaborative research with CIMMYT (International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center) scientists. Simon has won several scholarships and awards. For instance, The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) Academic Board prize for the best Master’s thesis in the 2006/2007 Academic year and the best gender paper for CCAFS 2011 (Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security). His research work has been published in the Regional Environmental Change journal.