Dr. Edidah Ampaire

Senior Programme Specialist, International Development Research Centre (IDRC)

Ms. Edidah Lubega Ampaire is a Social Science Researcher working with IDRC’s Climate Resilient Food Systems Division, leading work on gender equality and social inclusion. She is passionate about research for development work around gender equality and inclusive policy and in translating knowledge to influence policy change and to benefit vulnerable end-users especially women and girls. Before Joining IDRC, Edidah worked at the CGIAR, researching on gender in agricultural policy, climate change adaptation and farmer-based organizations. Edidah holds a PhD in Rural Development from the University of Pretoria, South Africa, an MSc. in Agricultural Extension Education, and a BSc. in Agriculture from Makerere University, Uganda.