Bethuel Kinuthia

Dr Bethuel Kinyanjui Kinuthia is a lecturer at the School of Economics, University of Nairobi. He obtained his BA and MA degrees in Economics from the University of Nairobi and has a PhD from the University of Leiden in the Netherlands. He is a development economist by training and has a wealth of experience in industry, migration, finance, comparative studies and private sector development related issues. He has won several grants in the areas of his specialization from both local and international organizations including Center for Policy Research, International Organization for Migration, Africa Economic Research Consortium, UNCTAD, UNCEA, IFPRI, Swiss Development Agency, WOTROs among other donors. Participating in collaboration projects, both locally and internationally has played an important role in enhancing his research capacity. At the moment, he is working on different issues in agriculture in East Africa among other areas. He is a working in the Structural Transformation of African Agriculture and Rural Spaces (STAARS) project, implemented by Cornell University, Partnership of Economic Policy (pep) focusing on adoption and dis-adoption of improved seeds in Tanzania and Uganda.

Fields of specialization

Gender & women’s empowerment, Poverty and inequality , Impacts of government programs, Labour markets and employment, Globalization and trade


Title Country Themes
The Adoption and Dis-adoption of improved maize varieties in Tanzania Tanzania, United Republic of Agriculture and food security
The Impact of Agriculture Technology Adoption on Farmers’ Welfare in Uganda and Tanzania Africa - subregion Agriculture and food security
Off-farm participation, agricultural production and farmers’ welfare in Tanzania and Uganda Kenya Poverty and Inequality , Agriculture and food security


Dr Bethuel Kinuthia
University of Nairobi
School of Economics

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