Barun is working on various current research issues relevant for agricultural sector development in South Asia with special focus on India. Impact of climate smart agriculture on future GHG emissions from agriculture sector in India, impact of integrated watershed management programme in Maharashtra, Doubling farmer’s income in Karnataka and the land use modelling activities of IFPRI are among his research areas. He has more than 10 years of research experience on the issues on climate change and economic growth, and climate smart agriculture prioritization. During his long involvement in academic and policy research, he gained expertize in Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) Modelling, Macroeconomic modelling using input-output economics and Social accounting method, and land use planning model in linear and nonlinear framework. Prior to joining as a Project Manager in IFPRI-South Asia, he was involved in various capacities with IFPRI including assisting IFPRI and CCAFS research team of CGIAR to implement the ongoing research programme on climate smart agriculture in the Indian states including, Bihar, Punjab, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh. He started his career since November 2006 from the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), New Delhi India.
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