Steven Haggblade is Professor, International Development in the Department of Agricultural Economics. He has spent the majority of his professional career -- 22 out of the past 35 years -- working overseas on long-term assignments in Bangladesh, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Madagascar and Zambia.
- Agricultural productivity growth and poverty reduction
- Rural nonfarm economy
- Supply chains that link farms and related nonfarm businesses with final consumers
Successes in African Agriculture: Lessons for the Future. 2010. Johns Hopkins University Press.
“Forgotten Farmers.” 2009. Harvard International Review (Winter).
“Regional Trade, Government Policy and Food Security: Recent Evidence from Zambia,” 2009. Food Policy 34:350-366.
“Intervening in Value Chains: Lessons from Zambia’s Task Force on Acceleration of Cassava Utilisation.” 2009. Journal of Development Studies 45(4):593-620.
Transforming the Rural Nonfarm Economy: Opportunities and Threats in the Developing World. 2007. Johns Hopkins University Press.
“Cassava as Drought Insurance: Food Security Implications of Cassava Trials in Central Zambia.” 2006. Agrekon (March).
“Media Proliferation and Democratic Transition in Africa: The Case of Madagascar.” 2005. World Development 33(11):1939-1957.
“Seasonal Poverty in Madagascar: Magnitude and Solutions.” 2002. Food Policy 27:493-518.
Out of the Shadow of Famine: Evolving Food Markets and Food Policy in Bangladesh. 2000. Johns Hopkins University Press.