Dr. Suresh Chandra Babu

Born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu on 9 May 1961. B.Sc., Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu; M.Sc., Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore; M.S. and Ph.D., Iowa State University of Science and Technology, USA

Extraordinary Professor, University of Pretoria-Present; Program Leader and Senior Research Fellow, 2005 to date; International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Washington D.C., 1992 to date

Instructor, 1987-88; Research Assistant, 1984-89 and Teaching Assistant, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 1988-89; Research Assistant, The World Bank, Washington 1987; Senior Lecturer, University of Malawi, 1989-94; Senior Food Policy Advisor, Government of Malawi, Ministry of Agriculture, Lilongwe, 1989-94; Economist and Research Associate, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1989-92; Adjunct Professor, School of International Services, American University, Washington, 2010-11; Research Fellow, 1992-99; Senior Research Fellow and Senior Training Advisor, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Washington, 2000-04

Research Areas: Agricultural Economics

Address: Senior Research Fellow and Head of Capacity Strengthening, DGO, IFPRI, 2033 K Street, NW Washington DC 20006-1002, USA; 1083, Tara Road, Potomac MD 20854; [Tel: Off. +1 202-8622-5608; Res. 3013305533; Cell: +240 602-0809; Fax: +1 202-467-4439; Email: s.babu@cgiar.org]