Congratulations Comlanvi Sitou Akibode, Teevrat Garg, Michael Mulford, and Asare Twum-Barima! These four outstanding individuals received $2,000 scholarships from the Luther G. Tweeten Special Purpose Fund of the AAEA Trust.
Comlanvi is from Michigan State University and plans to use the scholarship to support his research investigating the impacts of international land transactions on governments, communities, and international investors in Ghana.
Teevrat is from Cornell University and will use the funds to support his research on the determinants and consequences of migratory pastoralism in Ethiopia and Kenya.
Michael is from Cornell University as well and will use the funds to support his research which includes identifying poverty traps and their structural causes in Central and Western Kenya.
Asare is from the University of California at Davis and will use the scholarship to fund research exploring cholera epidemics and interactions among households in Africa.
This scholarship program is supported by the Luther G. Tweeten Special Purpose Fund of the AAEA Trust. Scholarships are given to outstanding graduate students who research socioeconomic problems of Africa. We thank the AAEA members who have donated to this fund. Visit our website for more information about the Luther G. Tweeten Special Purpose Fund!