Esau is a Research Associate at BRAC Uganda’s Independent Evaluation and Research Cell (IERC). He is a multidisciplinary researcher and Agronomist with over 8 years in program evaluation and research development. His main interests include agriculture, food systems, rural development, labour markets and MSMEs Development. He holds a Master of Science in Agro Ecology from Uganda Martyrs University, Uganda and Bachelor of Science in Horticulture from Mountains of the Moon University, Fort portal, Uganda. He is also a Visiting Research Fellow at Centre for Effective Global Action (CEGA) at University of California Berkeley.