Job Title: Researcher
Contact Details: Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI)
Oxford Department of International Development
Queen Elizabeth House (QEH), University of Oxford
3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB.
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Davina Osei is a researcher, working as part of OPHI’s outreach team. She supports national governments in the development, analysis and use of national multidimensional poverty indices (MPIs). She is currently completing her PhD at UNU-MERIT/Maastricht University, the Netherlands. She holds a Masters in Applied Economics from the University of Strathclyde, UK. Prior to joiningOPHI in May 2019, Davina worked as a tutor and researcher at UNU-MERIT. She also consulted for UN FAO and the African Development Bank. She has worked in the past with the UNDP Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF/SGP) on environmental and sustainable livelihoods projects, as well as the GIZ African Cashew Initiative (ACi) on agricultural and human development projects. Her expertise is in development economics with a focus on institutions, environment, poverty and well-being.