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Speakers and Partners

Speakers and Partners

Meet Our Speakers

Inaugural Plenary Speakers

Yemi Akinbamijo
Yemi Akinbamijo

FARA

Jacqueline Hughes
Jacqueline Hughes

ICRISAT

Agnes Kalibata
Agnes Kalibata

AGRA

Himanshu Pathak
Himanshu Pathak

ICAR

Prabhu Pingali
Prabhu Pingali

Chair ICRISAT Governing Board

Ramesh Chand
Ramesh Chand

NITI Aayog

Session Plenary Speakers

Iain Wright
Iain Wright

ILRI

Ramadjita Tabo
Ramadjita Tabo

ICRISAT

Herve Thieblemont
Herve Thieblemont

Syngenta Foundation

Rebbie Harawa
Rebbie Harawa

ICRISAT

Arabinda Kumar Padhee
Arabinda Kumar Padhee

Govt of Odisha

ML Jat
ML Jat

ICRISAT

V Praveen Rao
V Praveen Rao

Kaveri Agricultural University

Arvind Kumar
Arvind Kumar

ICRISAT

D Ian Given
D Ian Given

University of Readings

Katrien Devos
Katrien Devos

University of Georgia

Sean Mayes
Sean Mayes

ICRISAT

Thomas Reardon
Thomas Reardon

Michigan State University

Victor Afari-Sefa
Victor Afari-Sefa

ICRISAT

Abiola Afolayan
Abiola Afolayan

Bread for the World

Keynote Speakers

Santiago LÓPEZ RIDAURA
Santiago LÓPEZ RIDAURA

CIMMYT

Sieglinde Snapp
Sieglinde Snapp

CIMMYT

Jeroen Groot
Jeroen Groot

WUR

K Keshavulu
K Keshavulu

TSSOCA

Jane Ininda
Jane Ininda

AGRA

Gubba Kiran
Gubba Kiran

Gubba Cold Storage Pvt Ltd

Shannon Olsson
Shannon Olsson

The ECHO Network

Megha N Parajulee
Megha N Parajulee

Texas A&M University

CLL Gowda
CLL Gowda

GRSV Consulting Services

Lucrezia Caon
Lucrezia Caon

Food and Agriculture Organization

Thallada Bhaskar
Thallada Bhaskar

CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum

Alison Laing
Alison Laing

CSIRO

Adegbola Adesogan
Adegbola Adesogan

University of Florida

Rao Mylavarapu
Rao Mylavarapu

University of Florida

Andrew McDonald
Andrew McDonald

Cornell University

Hussein Shimelis
Hussein Shimelis

African Center for Crop Improvement (ACCI)

Bikram Gill
Bikram Gill

Kansas State University

Adam Kleczkowski
Adam Kleczkowski

University of Strathclyde

Krishnan Pallassana
Krishnan Pallassana

Digital Green

Madhur Gautam
Madhur Gautam

The World Bank

Rupa Dawane
Rupa Dawane

JSW Foundation

GyanMudra
GyanMudra

Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)

Ranjitha Puskur
Ranjitha Puskur

IRRI

Our partners

Our Sponsors

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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