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Dr Ranjitha Puskur

India Representative - International Rice Research Institute
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Dr. Ranjitha Puskur is the India Representative for the International Rice Research Institute

Dr. Ranjitha Puskur leads the research program on ‘Gender and Livelihoods’ at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and is IRRI’s Representative to India. Her work focuses on generating knowledge, learning and evidence that can translate into technical and institutional innovation and more equitable outcomes for women and other vulnerable social groups engaged in agriculture.

She also leads the Evidence Module in the CGIAR GENDER (Generating Evidence and New Directions for Equitable Results) Platform. The Module aims to synthesise and generate evidence to inform research, development practice and policy and facilitate design and implementation of solutions to promote equitable food systems.