Ricardo Fort Meyer

Senior Researcher
PhD in Economic Development - Wageningen University

Ricardo Fort has a PhD in Economic Development from Wageningen University in Holland and a Master’s Degree in Agricultural and Applied Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the United States. During the last years he has altenated his research work with a direct participation as a public servant in various gubernamental organs.

He is currently a Senior Researcher at GRADE, where he undertakes issues related to Rural Development and Agricultural Economics. His recent research projects include the analysis of various strategies for improve the links with markets of small rural farmers and increase their standards of living, as well as the design and measurement of the effects of public policies and other projects aimed to achieve this goal.