Dr. Daniel Wilson Ndyetabula

wilson ndyetabulaDaniel Wilson Ndyetabula (PhD) is a Lecturer in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness at the Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) – Tanzania. He also serves as the coordinator of postgraduate studies in the School of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies (ASAEBS), Sokoine University of Agriculture. He is in the team of researchers at SUA that developed and popularized the SUGECO programme “Growing innovative entrepreneurs in agribusiness value chains”. Daniel has in the past served as visiting scholar at the University of Wisconsin – White water (USA) for research work on triggering cues for agribusiness value chain development. He has extensive knowledge in Agribusiness Economics, more specifically in Agribusiness Finance, Agribusiness Project & investment Appraisal and Agribusiness SMEs development.

Daniel is also currently a member of the technical team of Building Stronger Universities (BSU) programme, which is a consortium of Danish Universities and Universities in Ghana and Tanzania for capacity building in developing country Universities, a member of the Technical team for the GAIN Market place which is a project for making agricultural value chains nutritional sensitive.

He is also a responsible SUA associate coordinator of the Agribusiness Management training project under the Association of African Business Schools (AABS).  Daniel participates in a number of development and research project locally and internationally. Some of the projects that Daniel has accumulated vast experience as a researcher include “Contracting Out of Poverty”, a collaborative project between Sokoine University of Agriculture-Tanzania and International Food Policy Research Institute-Washington USA funded by IFPRI, “Guiding Investment for Sustainable Agriculture Intensification in Africa”, a collaborative research project between SUA and Michigan State University – USA, funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. “Reducing Hunger and Under-nutrition: Policy options to enhance markets”between SUA and the Institute of Development Studies (IDS)– UK, funded by USAID.

Daniel’sresearch, consultancy and development workscovers a wide spectrum of issues in the field of Agribusiness Credit Guarantees, Financing Agribusiness value chains in developing countries, Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Agribusiness value chains, Innovations in financial service provisions to agribusinesses, Engagement of knowledge intensive entrepreneurs in agricultural entrepreneurial activities, The role of Business Development Service (BDS) interventions in developing agribusiness SMEs, Entrepreneurship and agribusiness value chain development and Investments in Sustainable Agricultural Intensification.

Daniel’s publications appear in the African Journal of Economic and Management studies, Journal of Agricultural Economics and Development. He has additionally contributed in edited research books and has written a number of proceeding articles appearing in proceedings of the International Academy of African Business and Development (IAABD), International Society of Markets and Development conference on Beyond Global Markets, Aalborg University conference on Internationalization of SMEs, and University of Dar es salaam Business School conference on Internationalization of SMEs

Daniel holds a PhD in Business Economics from Aalborg University in Denmark. His bachelor and master degrees are in Agronomy and Agribusiness respectively. Daniel’s master degree has a triadic concentration in Agribusiness Finance and Project Appraisal.  Daniel has also followed a professional diploma course on Banking and Trade Finance offered by the Tanzania Institute of Bankers.

At the Sokoine University of Agriculture, Daniel teaches, Agribusiness Finance, International Trade Finance, Theory of Financial Markets and Institutions, Agribusiness Project Appraisal


Dean, School of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies,
P.O. Box 3007,
Tel: +255 (0) 23 2603415
E-mail: daea@suanet.ac.tz



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