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Derek Byerlee

Consultant, Agriculture and Rural Development

Derek Byerlee, has served as the Bank's Rural Strategy Adviser in the Agricultural and Rural Development Department  and Lead Economist for the Agricultural and Rural Development in the Country Office for Ethiopia and Sudan, based in Addis Ababa. Before joining the Bank he was Director of Economics at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, Mexico, and Associate Professor, Michigan State University.