Michael Kadigi

kadigiMichael Kadigi received his MSc in Agricultural Economics (2012) and a BSc in Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness (2010), both from Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) where he lecture courses in Rural Economics, Microfinance, Development economics, Project planning and appraisal at the Department of Policy Planning and Management.


Research Interest
Kadigi’s broad research interest includes livestock economics, agricultural marketing, value chain analysis, experimental and behavioural economics, agricultural credit and finances, growth and development economics, natural resource economics and livelihood.

 Recent publications
Promoting Rural Sustainable Development and Transformation in Africa: A Case of Cassava Value Chain Study in Tanzania (2014) and Choice of Marketing Channels among Small Scale Urban Dairy Farmers in Tanzania and its implication on Growth of the Sector (2013).
Eastern and Southern Africa Journal of Agricultural Economics and Development Vol. 10, pp 1-17.

Book chapter (2014) Farming Systems in Tanzania: Empirical Evidence of Changes in Livelihood Patterns and Poverty among Smallholder Farmers: In a book entitled Sustainable Intensification to Advance Food Security and Enhance Climate Resilience in Africa.