Dr. Kristin Elizabeth Davis

Dr. Kristin Elizabeth Davis has a Ph.D. in international agricultural extension with a minor in farming systems from the University of Florida. In 2004 she moved to Addis Ababa to work as a researcher with the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). Her work with IFPRI involved research and capacity strengthening on agricultural extension and other development issues with a focus on Sub-Saharan Africa. In January 2010, she was seconded to the Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services (GFRAS) as Executive Secretary, where her work involves providing voice for advisory services within global policy dialogues and promoting improved investment in RAS; supporting the development and synthesis of evidence-based approaches and policies for improving the effectiveness of RAS; and strengthening actors and fora in RAS through facilitating interaction and networking.