Organization: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) - Australia
Dr. Paul Mwebaze joined the CSIRO in 2012 and was deployed to provide economics support to the Biosecurity Flagship. Prior to that, Paul was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University and also worked as an economist with the Department of Primary Industries, in Victoria. He holds an MSc and PhD in Agricultural Economics. Before travelling to the UK in 2004, Paul worked on a number of food security projects funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Uganda. He assisted various farmer groups with the identification of appropriate post-harvest technologies and to link farmers into the supply chain for low and high value export crops. Paul’s current research focuses on the economics of biosecurity, fisheries, agriculture, and the valuation of non-market environmental goods and services. He has published in referred journals and is a member of the International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE), the European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE), the UK Agricultural Economics Society (AES), the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES) and the African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE).