Research focus: Socio-economics, sustainable development, impact assessment, rural economy, financial education and planning, innovation for agriculture education and training, food security and poverty alleviation.
Research focus: Social science research methods, rural social change, sociology of agriculture, and socio-economic and cultural determinants of demographic outcomes such as migration, fertility, and population health in agrarian settings of developing countries. Also focuses on population and environment relationships.
Research focus: Developing ecologically intensive arthropod management in Texas cotton; cropping systems management.
Research focus: Environmental and Resource economics, Agricultural Economics.
Research focus. Economic impact analysis, community policy analysis modeling, economic development, subjective wellbeing, workplace happiness, econometric modeling, social and business surveys.
Interest. Enjoys reading literature, scriptures, and occasionally writing poems as well as traveling. Loves the wonderful mountains, snowcapped Himalayas and free flowing rivers of Nepal that make her such a beautiful country.
Research focus: Organic specialty crop production; Sustainable weed management; Demand forecasting; Marketing; Socioeconomic analysis
Outreach interest: Business plan; Farm bill; Alternative agriculture enterprises
Research focus: Regional and rural innovations and sustainability transitions, including adaptive capacity development, and impacts of new and emerging, often controversial, technologies (GMOs, local crop varieties, ICTs, nanotechnology, synthetic biology, drones, etc.). More recently Dr. Pant has been engaged in adaptive transition studies in post-earthquake Nepal and Canadian rural communities.
Interested to learn about our Adaptive Transition Initiative, visitwww.adaptivetransition.org
Research focus. Improving tomato for disease resistance, fruit quality and stress tolerance.
Dr. Prakash Malla
Currently working as the Director of the Research & Development at Thiele Kaolin Company