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Yiorgos Gadanakis

Associate Professor of Agricultural Business Management, University of Reading

Dr Yiorgos Gadanakis is an experienced analyst, proficient in data management, analysis and interpretation. His research focuses on the analysis of agricultural production systems in terms of technical and economic efficiency incorporating the relationship between environment and agriculture. His recent work on sustainable intensification and water use efficiency aims to improve the management of farm businesses and to reduce the environmental pressures generated at farm level. In addition, he has been engaged with a range of EU funded research programmes and has specialised in model development using both quantitative and qualitative analysis to attribute monetary values to certain aspects of sustainability. Previous projects include agricultural policy evaluations with a focus on sustainability of farming systems at a national and EU level.

His research fells under the categories of Agricultural Economics, Agri-Business management and Environmental Economics and agricultural policy. He has considerable expertise in the design and execution of farm production efficiency and productivity research studies both in the UK and in low/middle income countries.


  • –present
    Associate Professor of Agriculture, University of Reading