Dr. Nichola Dyer
Program Manager, Global Agriculture and Food Security Program, World Bank Group
Nichola Dyer is the program manager of the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) at the World Bank Group. In a period of 23 years, she has held several positions at the World Bank Group, and in 1998 she received the World Bank President’s Award For Excellence.
The Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) aims to improve the income and food security of poor people in developing countries through more and better public and private sector investment in agriculture and rural development that is country-owned and led.
Ms. Dyer holds a master of science and a PhD in Economy from the University of Illinois, specialized in institutional economics and econometrics. She is engaged in several food, environmental and sustainability projects and the latest project was the Montenegro Industrial Waste Management and cleanup Project. She is also committed to address gender inequality and in researching the gender payment gap
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