Moustapha Diop

Doctoral Candidate

Moustpha Diop, originally from Senegal in Africa, received two (2) Masters degree in Geography from University of Gaston Berger, Saint-Louis and another from University of Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar, Senegal. He is a research-for-development specialist, with a cross-disciplinary background and training in Geography over 7 years in Project Management, applied research and strong skills in development research fieldwork design,implementation and data collection, as well as analysis to guide policy design.

He is currently a PhD Candidate in the Department of Geographical Sciences at the University of Maryland with a research focus on the relation between Land Tenure Security and Agricultural Productivity in Africa using Remote Sensing and  Econometric model in order to understand the impacts.

Areas of Interest:
  • Land tenure Security in Africa
  • Climate Change-Adaptation-climate services-tracking progress in developing countries
  • Food Security - Agriculture
  • Smart city and urban development
  • Mixed methodology
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