STAARS (Structural Transformation of African Agriculture and Rural Spaces) Fellowship Program chaired by Chris Barrett, mentor for the year 2022/2023
SMART (Student Multidisciplinary Applied Research Teams) Program chiared by Fridah Mubichi-Kut and Ralph Dean Christy, mentor for the year 2022/2023
Section Editor "Rural development, economics and social sciences" for Journal of Agriculture and Environment for International Development
Reviewer for Global Environmental Change, World Development, Bio-based and Applied Economics, , Journal of Agriculture and Environment for International Development, Journal of Agriculture and Food Environment, Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, CABI Agriculture and Bioscience, Sustainability. IASSA Peccei/Mikhalevich Award.
Applied principals of Tropical Agriculture (2020/2021), Prof. Paolo Bàrberi, Institute of Life Sciences, Sant ‘Anna School of Advanced Studies – Module on “Participatory approaches for varietal improvement”
Economic Growth in History (2019/2020), Prof. Alessandro Nuvolari, Institute of Economics, Sant ‘Anna School of Advanced Studies - Module on "African poverty in long-term perspective"
Equitable Crop Improvement (2023/24), Prof. Hale Ann Tufan, School of Integrative Plant Science, Cornell University – Module on “Who am I breeding for? Quantitative research for social scientists in crop breeding teams”
Water Harvesting for Microclimate Management (2019/2020), Prof. Elena Bresci and Dr. Giulio Castelli, Department of Agriculture, Food, Environment and Forestry, University of Florence - Module on "Microclimate management among traditional farmers"
Selected Conferences and Summer Schools
FtF Innovation Lab for Crop Improvement Priority Setting and Cross-Cutting Themes workshop 2023 - Organizing Committee (program)
Africa Food System Summit 2023
Ninth International Conference on Agricultural Statistics 2023
International Association for Feminist Economics 2022
Agricultural Economics Society Annual Conference 2021
Institute of Economics, Ph.D. Colloquium Meetings 2021 – Organizing Committee
Conference on Evolutionary Development Economics 2019 of the European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy Conference
XVIII Summer School in International and Development Economics: social norms, gender and development 2019
Summer School on Impact Assessment, International School for Advanced Training in Impact Evaluation of Development Policies 2019
CGIAR Workshop (Addis Ababa): exploratory workshop organized by the CGIAR (Consortium of International Research Centres) Centre in Addis Ababa 2019 - Organizing Committee
Conference on Transdisciplinary approaches for sustainable intensification of rural areas. A spotlight on Ethiopia 2019 - Organizing Committee
Thursday seminars, Bioversity International 2018 – invited speaker
Joint Workshop between the Institute of Economics and the Institute of Life Sciences at the Sant’ Anna School of Advanced Studies 2018 - Organizing Committee