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Conference committees

Conference committees

Conference committees

 

Patron

Jacqueline Hughes, Director General, ICRISAT

Conference Chair

Arvind Kumar, Deputy Director General- Research, ICRISAT

Advisory Committee

  • Ramesh Chand, NITI Aayog, India (Chair)
  • Manoj Ahuja, Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Govt. of India
  • Arun Baral, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), HarvestPlus
  • Agnes Kalibata, President, AGRA, Kenya
  • Prabhu Pingali, Chair Governing Board, ICRISAT

Conference Secretariat

  • Victor Afarisefa, Research Program Director – EST, ICRISAT
  • Mamta Sharma, Deputy Regional Director – Asia, ICRISAT
  • Kuldeep Singh, Head – Genebank, ICRISAT
  • Nilesh Mishra, Associate Manager – ACI, ICRISAT
  • Prakash Gangashetty, Scientist – ICRISAT
  • Agathe Diama, Head-Regional Information – West & Central Africa Program, ICRISAT
  • Gilbert Obiero, Regional Program Officer – ESA, ICRISAT

Steering Committee

  • Jacqueline Hughes, Director General, ICRISAT, Hyderabad (Chair)
  • Himanshu Pathak, Secretary, DARE and Director General, ICAR
  • Sanjay Agarwal, Assistant Director General, ICRISAT
  • P. Chandra Shekara, Director General, National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE)
  • N Kalaiselvi, Director General, CSIR & Secretary DSIR
  • Ravi Khetrapal, Executive Secretary, Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institution (APAARI), Thailand
  • Arvind Kumar, Deputy Director General-Research, ICRISAT, Hyderabad
  • Tshilidzi Madzivhandila , CEO, FANRPAN
  • Jibrin Muhammad Jibrin, Director, Center for Drylands Agriculture (CDA), Bayero University Kano, Nigeria.
  • M Raghunandan Rao, IAS, Agriculture Production Commissioner and Secretary to Government of Telangana
  • Tilak Raj Sharma, Deputy Director General (Crop Science) ICAR
  • Abdou Tenkouano, Executive Director, CORAF
  • Enock Warinda, Executive Director, ASARECA

Organizing Committee

  • Arvind Kumar, Deputy Director General – Research, ICRISAT, Hyderabad (Chair)
  • Victor Afari-Sefa, Research Program Director – EST, ICRISAT, Hyderabad
  • ML Jat, Research Program Director – RF&FS, ICRISAT
  • Sean Mayes, Research Program Director – ACI, ICRISAT
  • V. Ratnavathi, Director (Acting), ICAR – Indian Institute of Millets Research, Hyderabad
  • Rebbie Harawa, Regional Director – ESA, ICRISAT, Hyderabad
  • Ramadjita Tabo, Regional Director – WCA, ICRISAT, Hyderabad
  • Sreenath Dixit, Cluster Leader – ICRISAT Development Center, ICRISAT, Hyderabad
  • Patrick Okori, Country Representative – Mozambique, Cluster Leader – Seed Systems – ACI, Hyderabad
  • Hari Sudini, Head – Science Quality & Strategy, ICRISAT, Hyderabad
  • Mamta Sharma, Deputy Regional Director – Asia, ICRISAT, Hyderabad
  • Ramon Peachey, Director – Communications, ICRISAT, Hyderabad
  • Angshu Sengupta, Director – Institutional Finance and Service, ICRISAT, Hyderabad
  • Kunal Sarkar, Director – Human Resources Services, ICRISAT, Hyderabad

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Patron

Jacqueline Hughes
Director General
ICRISAT

Conference Chair

Arvind Kumar
Deputy Director General – Research
ICRISAT

Contact

Victor Afari-Sefa (Conference Secretariat)
International Conference on Innovations to Transform Drylands
ICRISAT, Patancheru, Hyderabad,
Telangana, India, 502324
Email : icrisatic50@cgiar.org

Professional Conference Organizer (PCO)
Thirupathi Atkapuram, CEM
Director, PCO Meety Events Private Limited