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Joseph Feyertag

Research Fellow

  • Climate and Sustainability
Portrait of Joseph Feyertag

Joe is an economist who researches the social and environmental risks and impacts of private financial investment. His work has primarily focussed on the risks and impacts of private investment in sub-Saharan African agriculture, especially those related to land tenure, gender equality, skilled employment and food security.

Prior to joining the Climate and Sustainability Programme at ODI, Joe completed due diligence for financial investors in the agri-food sector, and helped shape financial regulation at the European Parliament after the global financial crisis. He has an academic background in labour market economics, with a D.Phil. from the University of Oxford.

  1. A common framework is needed to track progress towards climate goals

  2. Financing for Natural Capital in Africa

  3. GFANZ: a watershed moment or a drop in the ocean of the Global South’s climate finance needs?

  4. MSME-led private sector development in contexts of conflict, fragility and displacement


  5. Migration for climate action: how labour mobility can help the green transition

    Working papers

  6. WFP’s role in youth employment


  7. Consistency case study: actions supporting Article 2.1c of the Paris Agreement in Rwanda

    Research reports

  8. The financial costs of mitigating social risks: costs and effectiveness of risk mitigation strategies for emerging market investors

    Research reports

  9. How do we channel the ESG investment boom towards low-income countries?

  10. Covid-19 and food security: novel pathways and data collection to improve research and monitoring efforts

    Briefing/policy papers

  11. Three things women in the Arab region told us about their land rights

  12. Our data shows corruption is key to unlocking land rights – and a host of other development wins

  13. Dealing with Covid-19 in rural Africa: lessons from previous crises

    Briefing/policy papers

  14. Prindex comparative report

    Research reports

  15. Global perceptions of urban land tenure security: evidence from 33 countries

    Research reports

  16. Women's perceptions of tenure security: evidence from 33 countries

    Research reports

  17. Assessing the costs of tenure risks to agribusinesses

    Research reports

  18. Almost half of land disputes over African sugar last more than ten years – new research

    Press Release

  19. 10 things to know about the impacts of urbanisation

    Briefing/policy papers