Elliot W. Mghenyi is Senior Agriculture Economist in the World Bank’s Sustainable Development Practice Group. His main responsibilities are to lead the Agriculture and Food program in Nigeria and contribute to global knowledge on sustainable development in complex environments. Elliot is a trained agricultural, food and resource economist with deep and broad expertise in agribusiness and food systems, food price policies, natural resource management, climate smart agriculture, public expenditure management, and impact evaluations. He has worked extensively across South Asia, Africa, and East Asia, including managing complex regional investment programs and providing technical assistance and advisory services to regional organizations. He holds a Ph.D. in Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics from Michigan State University and has published widely in this field.