Vartika Singh joined the Environment and Production Technology Division, based at the IFPRI New Delhi office in March 2012. She is involved in conducting research and contributes to ongoing work in the Cereal Systems Initiatives in South Asia (CSISA). Her research primarily focuses on policy and technology adoption behaviour of farmers in the cereal growing heartlands of Bihar, Odisha and Eastern Uttar Pradesh. Her areas of interest include applied behavioral, gender and labour economics. She holds a Master’s degree in Development Studies from Tata Institute of Social Sciences in Mumbai (India). Prior to joining IFPRI, she was working as Programme Associate with ICICI Foundation for Inclusive Growth, Centre for Elementary Education and has interned with several organisations including Public Systems Group at IIM Ahmedabad and CSDS, New Delhi.