Judith is an Agricultural Economist based in Nairobi, Kenya. She holds a Ph.D. from Kyushu University in Japan and a Master’s degree from the University of Antwerp in Belgium. Prior to joining ICRAF, Judith had worked for over 10 years with national research centres (Kenya Agricultural Research Institute-KARI) and regional research organizations (Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa-FARA). Judith’s research interests span from impact assessment, production economics, markets and value chain analysis to policy and institutional analysis. Her current research focuses on identifying best bet methods for making markets work for the marginalized groups like women and the poor, including designing monitoring, evaluation and learning framework for projects at the Centre, as well as developing quantitative and qualitative methods for assessing the impact of value chain interventions on the livelihoods of marginalized households.