Ranjitha Puskur

Food Security | India

2016 New Voices Fellow


Dr. Ranjitha Puskur is a Senior Scientist leading the gender research program at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI). She has been part of the Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) since 2002, working at the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) where she led the research team working on ‘Innovation in livestock systems’ and, WorldFish where she led the gender research program. Her work focuses on generating knowledge, learning and evidence that can translate into technical and institutional innovation and lead to more equitable outcomes for women in agriculture.