Edgar E. Twine is a Scientist with the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI). He works as a Value Chain Economist in Tanzania. His research interests are in the areas of production and marketing economics, agricultural finance, trade and policy. Edgar holds a PhD in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of Alberta, a MSc. in Agricultural Economics and a BSc. in Agriculture (Agricultural Economics major) both from Makerere University, and a Certificate in Environmental Economics and Policy from the University of Pretoria.