Alex’s background is in the politics of aid and policymaking in the agricultural sector. Her current work explores the constraints and opportunities available to young people in Ghana and Uganda’s agricultural sectors and in construction in Ghana.
Prior to joining the ODI, Alex researched the political consequences of donor influence on Malawi’s fertilizer subsidy programme. Alex also has practical experience in agricultural policymaking, aid relations and as an economic advisor. She worked as an ODI Fellow in Rwanda’s Ministry of Agriculture from 2008-2010.