Mr. Solomon Baregu.

    Assistant Research Fellow |

    He is an Assistant Research Fellow at Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF) focusing on Trade and Regional integration issues. He has acquired an extensive experience in other research areas such as in Agriculture, Climate Change and Food Security in the Eastern Africa region, which can be demonstrated through his active coordination and participation for four (4) years in the Promoting Agriculture, Climate and Trade linkages in the East African community (PACT EAC) project which is jointly implemented by CUTS International, ESRF and other regional partner organizations. Mr Baregu has also been involved in the analysis of different agricultural commodity prices since 2011, and has been an active member of the Policy Analysis Group (PAG), a platform created to improve coordination of the supply of and demand for agriculture policy analysis and capacity building within Tanzania.

    Globally, Mr. Baregu has co-authored a chapter in a book titled “The Istanbul Programme of Action for the LDCs: Monitoring Deliverables, Tracking Progress” published by the Commonwealth Secretariat. Among the most recent publications that he has also co-authored is a report titled “Assessing Policy Coherence for Development: A Pilot Study on the Impacts of OECD Countries’ Policies on Food Security in Tanzania”, study conducted by the European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM) and ESRF.

    Mr. Baregu holds a Masters Degree of Business Administration in International Business from India Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) in collaboration with Institute of Finance Management (IFM) in Tanzania and a Bachelor degree of Business Administration in Economics from Tumaini University- Iringa University College.

ESRFs activities are supported by the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF),Think Tank Initiative of IDRC and The Foundation for Civil Society.