Prof. Afeikhena Jerome

Special Advisor to the Commissioner, REA Rural Economy and Agriculture Department

Professor Afeikhena Jerome is currently Special Advisor to the Commissioner for Agriculture, Rural Development, Blue Economy and Sustainable Development, African Union Commission, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia as well as Visiting Professor of Economics at Igbinedion University, Okada, Nigeria. He has over two decades’ experience working on policy issues in Africa. He has also held several distinguished positions including Visiting Scholar, International Monetary Fund; Visiting Fellow, the World Bank; and Senior Associate Member, St. Anthony’s College, Oxford University. He is widely published and has consulted extensively for the World Bank, African Development Bank, FAO, UNIDO, Brookings Institute and the African Capacity Building Foundation.