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Devesh Roy is a Senior Research Fellow with a system wide programme of Agriculture for Nutrition and Health based in International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) office in New Delhi.
He earned his Ph.D. from University of Maryland College Park specialising in international trade. Prior to that he earned his master’s degree from Delhi School of Economics (DSE). His main area of research is agricultural markets where he focuses on the issues related to food safety. Recently he has started working on food systems for healthier diets. He has published several journal articles in the areas of international trade and domestic agricultural markets. He has published a peer reviewed book on trade and food security in South Asia, and completed another book, 'Pulses for Nutrition in India: Changing Patterns from Farm to Fork'. Apart from research work he is actively engaged in capacity strengthening, taking classes on issues and methods for young researchers. He has conducted training particularly on empirical trade analysis, food safety assessment and impact evaluation.
Posts by Devesh Roy
The 2020 farm laws have been opposed by several farmers due to their possible use for corporate takeover of agriculture, removal of APMC mandis, and dilution of minimum support price and public procur...
In 2012, anger erupted on the streets of Delhi following the violent rape and murder of a young woman. This article estimates the impact of the incident on the reporting of crimes against women in Del...