Devi Prasad Juvvadi
Center for Advanced Research in Biotechnology
Devi Prasad Juvvadi is Director (Agriculture Management) at Centre for Good Governance (CGG), Hyderabad, India. Earlier he was Team Leader and M&E specialist to A.P. Community Based Tank Management project in minor irrigation of Andhra Pradesh funded by World Bank. He worked as Lead Consultant. SPIU (Agriculture) with CGG and involved in change and delivery projects, capacity building and change management programmes to various government departments under Delivery of Improved Services in Administration (DISA), a DFID supported programme. He served as Member, Board of Management, A.P. Horticultural University. In the decades of eighties, Mr. Prasad worked as Asst. Professor (Soil Science) with American University of Beirut and adjunct to teaching and research programmes in Saudi Arabia for about 10 years. He was Consultant to many agriculture projects in several countries in the Middle East and Europe. He returned to India in early nineties and associated with finance and industrial activity and moved to NGO sector as Consultant and conducted various studies in agricultural and rural development to UN, Netherlands and Swiss, funded projects. He has been a trainer, resource person and consultant to many organizations including EPTRI, EEI, SAMETI, APWELL, APIDC, SBI, MIDHANl, DANIDA, BHEL, DMRL, DRDL etc. He has authored and co-authored peer reviewed articles and published bulletins, contributed to news papers on agriculture and presented papers in various national and international conferences. His areas of interest include Agricultural Governance, Risk Management in Agriculture, ICT use in agriculture, Capacity building and Change management in agriculture. Mr. Prasad travelled widely in over 24 countries in Europe, Africa, North and South America, Australia and Asia including Pakistan.
Horticulture, Soil Science