Nandita Srivastava is a Research Analyst at the International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington DC. She currently provides research, managerial, coordination, reporting, and communications support on USAID-funded projects focused on strengthening the food policy research capacity of institutions in Asia, resilience building in Malawi, and climate change action in Asia. She has previously worked on multicounty projects focused on youth entrepreneurship, integrating agriculture innovation systems, and innovations in agriculture extension. As part of IFPRI’s Capacity Strengthening Program, she manages the institution-level capacity strengthening monitoring database and maintains the program webpage.
Previously Nandita worked as an economist with India’s antitrust regulator and was an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Delhi. She received her master’s in Public Policy from Duke University with specialization in International Development Policy. She also holds an M.Phil. in Economics and BA (honors) with specialization in Economics.