Thomas Jayne


Thomas Jayne is a professor in the Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics at Michigan State University and a visiting professor at the University of Pretoria. He is also a distinguished fellow of the African Association of Agricultural Economists. Jayne has mentored dozens of young African professionals and played a major role in building MSU's partnerships with African research institutes. He has over 25 years of experience conducting research on agricultural and food security issues.

Latest Articles

Will the real Africa please stand up?
31 Jul 2014

Africa's future is caught up in two competing narratives, and which one of them wins out depends on choices that can be made — or not — today. A guest commentary from agriculture experts Thom Jayne, Jordan Chamberlin and Lulama Ndibongo Traub.