Dr Pramod K. Joshi is the director for South Asia, International Food Policy Research Institute. Previous to this, he held the position of the director of the National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Hyderabad, India. His areas of research include technology policy, market, and institutional economics.
Dr Joshi has received the Professor R.C. Aggrawal Lifetime Award of Indian Society of Agricultural Economics and Dr MS Randhawa Memorial Award of the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences.
He is the fellow of National Academy of Agricultural Sciences and Indian Society of Agriculture Economics. Dr Joshi has also served as the chairman of the SAARC Agricultural Centre’s governing board in Dhaka, Bangladesh and UN-CAPSA governing board in Bogor. He served as the member of the intergovernmental panel on the World Bank’s International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development; International Steering Committee for the Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security Challenge Program of CGIAR.