Rahma Adam

Gender, Social Inclusion & Market Scientist
One CGIAR Research and Development Initiatives at WorldFish


Rahma Adam is a gender, social inclusion & market scientist, and East and Southern Africa Regional focal point for the One CGIAR Research and Development Initiatives at WorldFish. 

She has worked as a Gender and Development Specialist at International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), a Research Fellow at Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and International Potato Center (CIP), World Bank Group Fellow in the Education unit in Africa Region, a Researcher for the Mo Ibrahim Index of African Governance at Harvard University and a Researcher at Partners AIDS Research Center (now the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard). 

Adam has conducted research and development work in Africa, Asia and the USA. Adam holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Macalester College, a Master of Public Policy degree from Harvard University, and a PhD degree in Rural Sociology from Pennsylvania State University, USA.