Honors go to IFPRI’s South Asia Director

November 25, 2012
by Marcia MacNeil

Congratulations to PK Joshi, IFPRI’s Director for South Asia, who was honored with two awards at the recent annual conference of the Indian Society of Agricultural Economics.

Joshi received the fourth biennial Professor R C Agrawal Award of Excellence for outstanding contributions to the field of agricultural economics.

Joshi was also named a Fellow of the Indian Society of Agricultural Economics for his lifetime contribution to rural development and ag economics, as well as his support for the society.

The Indian Society of Agricultural Economics, founded in 1939, promotes the study of social and economic agricultural and rural issues in India and also promotes technical competence for teaching and research in these and related subjects.