Hugo De Groote is a principal scientist and agricultural economist with CIMMYT’s socioeconomics program and integrated development program in Kenya. He focuses on economic analysis and participatory evaluation of new technologies, consumer acceptance of new products, with farm household surveys, experimental economics, and policy analysis.
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Hugo De Groote
Principal Scientist - Agricultural Economics
Stephen Njoka and Hugo de Groote share insights on the current locust invasion, effective control measures and how we can prepare for future outbreaks.
Source: Bloomberg (25 Jan 2020)
CIMMYT agricultural economist Hugo De Groote notes need to monitor locusts to ensure swarms don’t threaten crops.
Resource-poor farmers worldwide stand to gain from developments in the field of crop modelling.
In Ethiopia, 44 percent of children under the age of five experience impaired growth due to poor nutrition. Quality protein maize helps combat stunting and boosts nutrition in children who survive on a maize-dominated diet.