David Nygaard

Adjunct Professor, School of Foreign Service

Dr. Nygaard is an agricultural economist whose career has focused on agricultural development and rural livelihoods. He has served as Director of the Aga Khan Foundation’s Rural Development Programs, Director of International Programs at the International Food Policy Institute in DC, and Regional Representative of the Ford Foundation in Cairo, Egypt. He has also worked at Winrock International, and the International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas in Aleppo, Syria.