Gitonga, Zachary

Zachary Gitonga is a PhD candidate at the School of Economics at the University of Cape Town.

His research interest includes impact evaluation, development economics, applied and natural resource economics, and the economics of climate change. His current research is looking at how access to climate information, migration and adaptive technologies can be leveraged to build the adaptive capacity and resilience of farm families living in semi-arid regions of Eastern and Southern Africa.

Previously he worked as a research aAssociate at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) in Kenya, was a research assistant at the University of Nairobi, and research fellow at the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) in Kenya while completing his Master’s studies.

People | 30 March 2016