Ayako Ebata - Research Fellow
Health and Nutrition
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Ayako Ebata is an agricultural economist who specialises in understanding the role of private for-profit actors in achieving development goals.
In the recent years, she has led the value chain analysis of Myanmar’s pig value chains in order to understand ways to incentivize for-profit actors to help control zoonotic diseases and improve One Health. Her interest extends to public health issues such as antimicrobial resistance and universal health coverage.
The Effect of Value Chain Interventions for Staple Crops: Evidence from Small-Scale Farmers in NicaraguaJournal of Development Studies (2017)
This paper quantitatively assesses the effect of value chain development projects on market linkages of small-scale farmers of a staple crop and agricultural income. More details
The influence of proximity to market on bean producer prices in NicaraguaAgricultural Economics (2017)
Transport costs are an important determinant of smallholder welfare in developing countries. In particular, transport costs influence the prices that smallholders receive for their produce. More details
The Influence of Proximity to Market on Bean Producer Prices in NicaraguaAgricultural Economics 48.4 (2017)
Transport costs are an important determinant of smallholder welfare in developing countries. In particular, transport costs influence the prices that smallholders receive for their produce. We propose a simple way of quantifying this influence. More details
Making health a human right, not a privilege12 Dec 2017
By Ayako Ebata
Why will no one listen to the pig farmers of Yangon?30 Jun 2017
By Ayako Ebata