Matty Demont

Contact details:

Name: Dr Matty Demont
Institute: AfricaRice
Email: m.demont@cgiar.org
Address: B.P. 96, Saint-Louis, Senegal
Mobile phone: +221 77 244 46 11
Landline phone: +221 33 962 64 93

About Matty:

2009–present Principal Agricultural Economist, Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice), Saint-Louis, Senegal
2007–2009 Associate Agricultural Economist, Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice), Saint-Louis, Senegal
2006–2007 Postdoctoral Researcher, Ctr. for Agricultural & Food Economics, K.U.Leuven, Belgium
2002–2006 Doctoral Researcher, Ctr. for Agricultural & Food Economics, K.U.Leuven, Belgium
1999–2002 Researcher, Flanders Interuniversity Institute for Biotechnology (VIB), Ghent, Belgium

Major research areas/ expertise: Agricultural Economist
Nationality: Belgian

In the PARASITE project:

Role in the project: PhD-supervisor
Subproject: 3 – Socio-economic impact
Project location: Tanzania, Benin and Côte d'Ivoir

Publications:

  • Demont, M., Rutsaert, P., Ndour, M., Verbeke, W., Seck, P.A. & Tollens, E. 2013. “Experimental Auctions, Collective Induction and Choice Shift: Willingness-to-pay for Rice Quality in Senegal.” European Review of Agricultural Economics, in press.
  • Demont, M. & Rizzotto, A.C. 2012. “Policy Sequencing and the Development of Rice Value Chains in Senegal.” Development Policy Review, 30(4): in press.
  • Krupnik, T.J., Shennan, C., Settle, W.H., Demont, M., Ndiaye, A.B. & Rodenburg, J. 2012. “Improving Irrigated Rice Production in the Senegal River Valley through Experiential Learning and Innovation.” Agricultural Systems, 109:101–112.
  • de Mey, Y., Demont, M. & Diagne, M. 2012. “Estimating Bird Damage to Rice in Africa: Evidence from the Senegal River Valley.” Journal of Agricultural Economics, 63(1):175–200.
  • Demont, M., Zossou, E., Rutsaert, P., Ndour, M., Van Mele, P. & Verbeke, W. 2012. “Consumer Valuation of Improved Rice Parboiling Technologies in Benin.” Food Quality and Preference, 23(1):63–70.
  • Smyth, S.J., Aerni, P., Castle, D., Demont, M., Falck-Zepeda, J.B., Paarlberg, R., Phillips, P.W.B., Pray, C., Savastano, S., Wesseler, J., Zilberman, D. 2011. “Sustainability and the Bioeconomy: Synthesis of Key Themes from the 15th ICABR Conference.” AgBioForum, 14(3):180–186.
  • Rizzotto, A.C. & Demont, M. 2011. “À l’écoute des consommateurs: adapter les chaînes de valeur du riz africain aux marchés urbains.” Rural 21: The International Journal for Rural Development, 2:64–65.
  • Rizzotto, A.C. & Demont, M. 2011. “Tuning in to Consumers: Tailoring African Rice Value Chains to Urban Markets.” Rural 21: The International Journal for Rural Development, 45(1):29–31.
  • Wesseler, J., Spielman, D.J. & Demont, M. 2010. “The Future of Governance in the Global Bioeconomy: Policy, Regulation, and Investment Challenges for the Biotechnology and Bioenergy Sectors.” AgBioForum,13(4):288–290.
  • Demont, M., Devos, Y. & Sanvido, O. 2010. “Towards Flexible Coexistence Regulations for GM Crops in the EU.” EuroChoices, 9(2):18–24.

More information:

Link to personal website/ page: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/matty-demont/7/120/a35.