Dr. Mamta Mehar (PhD in Economics) has expertise in clientele-responsive agriculture and aquaculture innovative technologies, seed systems, digital agriculture, gender and climate change themes, inter-disciplinary approaches, and innovative methods and tools to analyze and interpret data. Over the past 10 years, she has worked with different CGIAR (Consultative Group of International Agriculture Research) organizations and hence different food crops and programs. In 2017, she was awarded a Borlaug fellowship by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. She has also undergone extensive sessions in Gender and Research Integrated Training (GRIT) organized by Pennsylvania State University (2017 and 2018). She is a contributing author in the latest assessment report of the IPCC (Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change).