Senior Research Fellow and Head of Research on Agriculture, Food Security and Nutrition at the Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute (IAPRI), Zambia. She is a trained Agricultural Economist with more than 20 years engagement in agriculture and rural development work in Zambia and Southern Africa. Her current work includes analysis of agricultural policy and implications for agricultural growth, value chains, poverty reduction, food security and nutrition. Rhoda is currently leading a multi-stakeholder technical working group on monitoring of the Sustainable Development Goals on reducing hunger in Zambia. She is also member of the National Technical Working Group on reducing post-harvest loss and food waste, an initiative of FAO and the Ministry of Agriculture. Rhoda has a PhD in Agricultural Economics from Kiel University, in Germany and a Master’s Degree in Small Business Studies from the University of Leipzig, Germany.