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Dr. Prema A.

Professor & Head
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Department of Agricultural Economics

College of Agriculture, Vellanikkara
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  • 21 years of experiences in teaching, research and extension in KAU, of these two and a half years as Professor and Head , Krishi Vignan Kendra (KVK), Thrissur
  • Field of specialization: Agricultural Marketing / Local Economic Development / Natural Resource Management
  • Holds the position of  Padmasree Paul Pothen IFFCO  Professor Chair KAU
  • Project Coordinator, Group of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Statistics and Agribusiness Management, KAU
  • Coordinator, Haritha Keralam, KAU and Nodal Officer, Green Protocol, KAU
  • Member of the Working Group (Agriculture), Kerala State Planning Board
  • Member, Rural Advisory Group, NABARD
  • Member, Thrissur District Panchayath Planning Committee
  • Served as the member of the Working Group on ‘Co-operation and agricultural finance’ constituted by the State Planning Board, Govt. of Kerala for XIII Five Year Plan
  • Completed 6 projects as Principal Investigator and 8 projects as Co- PI
  • Guided 4 Ph.D and 7 PG students as Major Advisor
  • Attended two international trainings -  ‘Market Access for Sustainable Agriculture  by Wageningen University at  Netherlands during November 02 - 20, 2010
  •  Refresher course on Market Access for Sustainable Development at Can Tho university, Vietnam in, August, 2014
  • Co- Course Director, ICAR funded Winter School for 21 days on Natural Resource Management Strategies in a Climate Change Scenario from 12th November to 2nd  December 2013
  • Published 12 research papers in peer reviewed journals  and 6 book chapters
  • Referee for the journals Agricultural Economics Research Review, and Journal of Tropical Agriculture
  • Life Member, Indian Society of Agricultural Economics (ISAE), Mumbai, India
  • Life Member, Agricultural Economics Research Association (AERA), New Delhi, India


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College of Agriculture
Kerala Agricultural University
Thrissur Kerala 680656
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