Dzodzi Tsikata is Research Professor and Director of the Institute of African Studies (IAS) at the University of Ghana. Her teaching, research and advocacy are in the areas of gender and development policies and practices; the gendered political economy of agrarian change; and informal labour relations and conditions of work. Her publications include the co-edited book (with Cheryl Rodriguez and Akosua Adomako Ampofo) Transatlantic feminisms: Women and Gender Studies in Africa and the Diaspora. LexingtonBooks, 2015 and (with Ruth Hall and Ian Scoones) “Africa’s Land Rush: Implications for Rural Livelihoods and Agrarian Change” (Boydell and Brewer Ltd; 2015). She is a member of the editorial collective of Agrarian South: Journal of Political Economy and Feminist Economics. She is the immediate past president of CODESRIA.