Sergiy Zorya is the Lead Agricultural Economist in the World Bank's Europe and Central Asia (ECA) region. He is currently based in Tashkent, working on the agri-food sector program in Central Asia. Prior to ECA, Sergiy worked on other regions, specifically Africa and East Asia & Pacific, as well as with Agriculture and Environmental Services Anchor Unit. Sergiy joined the World Bank in 2005 through the Young Professionals Program. He holds the Master degree in Agricultural Economics from the Agricultural University of Zhytomyr, Ukraine, and Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from the Georg-August University Göttingen, Germany.