Wellington Osawe is an Agricultural Economist and a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the ESRI.
Before joining the ESRI, Wellington was a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Economics Discipline at NUI Galway. Wellington holds a PhD in Agricultural Economics from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria during which he spent a full year as a Visiting Scholar at the Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics (AFRE) at Michigan State University, USA. He holds an MA in Agriculture and Rural Development from the University of East Anglia, UK and a Bachelors in Agricultural Economics from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Wellington’s research explore topics around the economics of technology adoption, agricultural productivity, animal welfare and biosecurity provision as well as the implications of agricultural intensification on environmental challenges with a focus on shaping policies.