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M.Sc. Felix Ndayisaba


PhD Student


Institute for Agricultural Policy and Market Research

Justus-Liebig-University Gießen

Senckenbergstraße 3

D-35390 Gießen


Zeughaus, Room 357 (3rd floor, opposite the stairs)

Tel +49 641 / 99 37021 (Secretary)

Fax +49 641 / 99 37029



Short CV


Research and Qualifications
2021 International M.Sc. in Rural Development, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, Kingdom of Belgium
2017 M.Sc. GIS and Cartography: University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography
2013 B.Sc. Rural Development, University of Lay Adventists of Kigali
Professional Experience
1/10/2022 – today PhD Student in the International PhD-Programme of Agricultural Economics, Bioeconomy and Rural Development (IPPAE), Institute of Agricultural Policy and Market Research, Faculty of Agricultural Science, Nutritional Sciences, and Environmental Management, Justus-Liebig University Giessen, Germany
03/2022-08/2022 Gender, Youth and Social Inclusion Specialist, IFAD project: Kayonza Irrigation Integrated Watershed Management Project (KIIWP), Rwanda Agriculture and Animal Resources Development, Ministry of Agriculture and Animal husbandry
01/2019- 08/2022 Assistant Lecturer, Department of Science and Humanities, Protestant Institute of Arts and Social Sciences (PIASS), Rwanda
9/2014 – 11/2018 Research Assistant, China East Africa Joint Research Center on Environmental and Water Resources Management, University of Lay Adventists of Kigali and the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography


Research Interests

  • Consumer Behavior, Food Preferences and Choices
  • Food Security
  • Poverty Analysis,
  • Development Economics
  • Climate Change Adaptation
  • Geospatial Analysis


Selected Publications

Lamek Nahayo, Lan Hai Li, Alphonse Kayiranga, Fidele Karamage, Christophe Mupenzi, Felix Ndayisaba, Enan Nyesheja Muhire (2016); Agricultural impact on environment and counter measures in Rwanda; African Journal of Agricultural Research

Fidele Karamage, Felix Ndayisaba et al. (2016), Extent of cropland and related soil erosion risk in Rwanda, Sustainability

Alphonse Kayiranga, Felix Ndayisaba, Lamek Nahayo, Fidele Karamage, Jean Baptiste Nsengiyumva, Christophe Mupenzi, Enan Muhire Nyesheja (2017) Analysis of Climate and Topography Impacts on the Spatial Distribution of Vegetation in the Virunga Volcanoes Massif of East-Central Africa, Geosciences, Vol 7, issue 1

Felix Ndayisaba et al. (2017) Mapping and Monitoring the Akagera Wetland in Rwanda, Sustainability

Felix Ndayisaba et al. (2016) Understanding the spatial temporal vegetation dynamics in Rwanda, Remote Sensing, Vol 8, issue 2, page 129;