“ISA program is one of the innovative initiatives to facilitate the attainment of SDGs at the international level. I feel privileged to be part of ISA 2022-23 in exploring scientific and technological breakthroughs for mitigating climate change and its effect on agriculture”

Pawan Kumar Sharma from India is an Agricultural Economist from India with more than 15 years of experience in teaching, research, and extension. He holds a PhD degree in Agricultural Economics and is presently working as a scientist at Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology of Jammu (J&K) with the prime mandate of developing, testing, and refining technologies before dissemination to the farmers through frontline demonstrations.

His project at ISA focuses on the exploration of innovative climate-resilient technologies for sustainable agriculture production under climate change. He will be working with the team to explore tools for fostering evidence-based planning and mainstreaming of climate action (SDG 13) in agriculture. The discussions and dialogue with experts belonging to diverse areas will help in developing new interventions and their effective implementation under the project. He believes that new partnerships developed at ISA will ease the purpose of achieving SDGs in a short time. He aims to strengthen the adaptive capacity of farmers against climate-related hazards and natural disasters through policy and technological interventions.