Alemayehu Seyoum Taffesse

  • Senior Advisor
  • International Growth Centre


IGC Staff


Alemayehu Seyoum Taffesse is the Senior Advisor of IGC Ethiopia.

Alemayehu Seyoum Taffesse is currently a Senior Research Fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). His most recent research covered impact evaluation of safety net programs, inter-sectoral growth linkages, performance of cooperatives, crop productivity, aspirations and wellbeing, and rainfall indexed insurance. He is also the current president of the Ethiopian Economics Association. Alemayehu has previously worked as an assistant professor of economics at Addis Ababa University and an economic affairs officer at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. He holds a D. Phil. degree in Economics from the University of Oxford.