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Prof. Devi Prasad Juvvadi

Centre for Good Governance
Prof. Devi Prasad Juvvadi is currently Director (Agriculture Management) at Centre for Good Governance, Hyderabad.

Prof. Devi Prasad has done B.Sc (Agriculture) at A.P. Agricultural University in India and M.S. in Agriculture and Management degree from American University of Beirut. He worked as Assistant Professor at American University of Beirut for a decade and adjunct to Ministry of Agriculture and Water, Saudi Arabia as part of US-Saudi Joint Commission on Economic Co-operation. Prof. Prasad has three decades of experience in agricultural research, teaching and consultancy.

After spending for about 15 years in various countries in Middle East, Africa and Europe, he returned to India in early 1990s. In India, he was involved with agricultural development and planning and worked as Consultant to various projects executing assignments for UNDP, Wold Bank, DFID etc. Prof. Prasad has published widely in international journals, contributed to news papers on agriculture. He has presented papers at several national, international conferences including World Agriculture Forum and organized international events in agriculture. He also lectured in various universities in USA, Israel, Turkey, China etc.

He served as Member of Board Management, A.P. Horticultural University.

His present areas of research interest are innovation in agriculture, farmer centric interventions in agriculture, water-energy-food nexus, climate change, change management, governance and policy issues in agriculture.

Prof.Devi Prasasd has written several books/research reports including, “Agriculture Risk Management” , “e-governance and ICT use in Agriculture”, “Research-Extension Linkages in Agriculture”, “Promise, Process and Performance of Ryrthu Chaitanya Yatra”, “Winds of Change in Agriculture”,“Rythu Chaitanya Yatra- Farmer Empowerment” etc.

In April 2016, his volume on “Climate Smart Agriculture” was released by KCR, Chief Minister of Telangana and in April 2016. The volume “Sustainable Agriculture”, edited by him was released by Prof.M.S.Swaminathan, Father of Green Revolution in India in March 2016. Prof.Devi Prasad’s latest book on “Good Governance in Agricultural Extension and Advisory Systems” published by BS Publications was released last week by Shri Shobana Patnaik, Secretary Agriculture, Govt of Indi at Hyderabad.

He has presented several papers in various international conferences related to agriculture and water. He has traveled widely in over 30 countries in all continents.