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.
- 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
Department of Geographical Sciences