2nd International Conference on Agricultural and Rural Development in Southeast Asia

Strengthening Resilience, Equity and Integration in ASEAN Food and Agriculture Systems
12-13 November 2014 • Makati Shangri-La, Manila, Philippines

Dr. Ranjitha Puskur

puskurSenior Policy Advisor
CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agriculture Systems


Ranjitha Puskur received her MSc and PhD in Agricultural Economics from the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, earning the gold medal for outstanding academic performance for the   former, and the Jawaharlal Nehru prize for outstanding PhD research in Agricultural Economics. She obtained a Diploma in Agricultural Research for Development from the International Centre for Development Oriented Research in Agriculture (ICRA), The Netherlands. Under a research scholarship, she studied the Economics and Policy of Technical Change at the United Nations University – Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT), The Netherlands. She has been part of the CGIAR since 2002, beginning as a scientist at the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), then moving to the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in 2005. In 2012, Dr. Puskur transferred to  WorldFish to lead its gender research program, building a high quality team and leading the development of the Gender Strategy for the CGIAR Research Program on AAS, which is widely cited as one of the best in CGIAR. Now, Dr. Puskur is the Senior Policy Advisor for the CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agriculture Systems at WorldFish. 


Session 1B: A Rising Tide Does Not Lift All Boats: Transformative Approaches for Strengthening Resilience and Equity in Aquatic Agri-food Systems




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About the Organizer


SEARCA is one of the 21 regional centers of the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO). Founded on 27 November 1966, SEARCA is mandated to strengthen institutional capacities in agricultural and rural development in Southeast Asia through graduate education, short-term training, research and development, and knowledge management.

Contact Us

For further information and inquiries, please contact:

Acting Program Head
Research and Development
Department, SEARCA
Los Baños, Laguna 4031 Philippines

Tel: +63 49 536-2287 loc 131