AMA Innovation Lab Principal Investigator
Principal Economist, International livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
Andrew Mude is the principal economist at the International Livestock Research Institute in Ethiopia. His current research portfolio deals largely with researching and designing risk-management and development interventions to help increase resilience and reduce vulnerability among poor livestock-dependent households. This includes his AMA Innovation Lab project that leads the design, development and implementation of index-based livestock insurance aimed at protecting pastoralist against drought-related livestock mortality. Mude received his Ph.D. in economics from Cornell University.