Dr. Anjani Kumar
Fellow, Elected 2013

Born in Lakhisarai, Bihar, India on 14 November, 1969. Educated at Village Govt. School, 1983; TNB College, Bhagalpur, 1985; B.Sc. Agriculture (1990) from BHU Varanasi; M.Sc. (1992), Ph. D. (1999) from NDRI, Karnal.

Research Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute, New Delhi, 2014 to date.

Scientist (Agricultural Economics), 1997-2005, National Centre for Agricultural Economics and Policy Research, New Delhi; Senior Scientist (Agricultural Economics), 2005-2007, ILRI-Asia Office, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Nairobi, Kenya; Senior Scientist (Agricultural Economics), 2006-2010, and Principal Scientist (Agricultural Economics), National Centre for Agricultural Economics and Policy Research, New Delhi, 2010-2012; Principal Scientist (Economics) - Markets, Institutions and Policies, International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India 2012-14

Awards/Honours: ICAR National Fellow 2010; Indo-US Norman E. Borlaug International Agricultural Science & Technology Fellowship, 2008; Lal Bahadur Shastri Young Scientist Award for Biennium 2003-04; Best Paper Award in South Asia Regional Conference of IAAE 2005; Dr. R.T. Doshi Foundation Award for Best Paper published in Agricultural Economics Research Review (2003, 2010, 2012); Dr. R.T. Doshi Foundation Award for Best Presentation twice (2000, 2010).

Research Areas: Value Chain Analysis, Agricultural Trade and WTO Issues, Food Safety, Poverty and Nutrition

Address: Research Fellow, International Food Policy Res. Institute, CG Block, NASC Complex, Dev Prakash Shastry Marg, Pusa, New Delhi 110012; B-404, Crescent Apartment, Plot No. 2, Sector 18A, Dwarka, New Delhi 110078; [Tel: Off. (011) 25847628; Cell: 9911106918; Fax: (011) 25848008; Email: anjani.kumar@cgiar.org]

NAAS Young Scientist Award 2001-02; NAAS Associate 2008-12