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Sylvanus Kwaku Afesorgbor

Associate Professor, Agri-Food Trade and Policy, University of Guelph

I am an Associate Professor at the Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics (FARE), University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada. Prior to my current position, I was a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Tuborg Research Centre for Globalization and Firms of Aarhus University, Denmark, as well as a Max Weber Postdoctoral Fellow at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies of European University Institute, Florence, Italy. My research and teaching experiences are in the areas of International Trade, Political Economy, Globalization and Development, Energy and Environment, Food and Agriculture. Apart from my academic work, I consult occasionally for international organizations such as the African Development Bank, Ivory Coast and International Trade Centre, Switzerland. I am also the Associate Editor for the journal, Climate and Development, and International Associate for the Environment and Natural Resource Research Initiative (ENRRI-EfD Ghana).


  • 2022–present
    Associate professor, University of Guelph


  • 2015 
    Aarhus University, Denmark, PhD, Economics