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TIGR2ESS: Transforming India's Green Revolution by Research and Empowerment for Sustainable food Supplies

A Global Challenges Research Fund project


Dr Anuprita Shukla is a Senior Research Associate on the TIGR2ESS project, based at the School of International Development, University of East Anglia (UEA), Norwich, UK. She contributes to the Flagship 6, ‘Impacting wellbeing in rural and urban communities’ of TIGR2ESS. She is also cross-posted at the UNESCO Chair in Adult Literacy and Learning for Social Transformation, UEA and the NNEdPRo Global Centre for Nutrition and Health, Cambridge, UK.

Her contribution to international development spans close to 19 years, undertaking research and project management covering ten countries across South Asia and Europe (including Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan, India, Germany, Netherlands, France & UK). She has published in Social Science and Medicine, Health and Place, and AIDS Care on issues of public health and given several talks.

Her current research focuses on intergenerational knowledge, nutrition literacy and sustainable food systems approach for improved health and well-being outcomes in India. Her earlier research focused on gender dimensions of agriculture in wheat producing regions in South Asia. She has a long-standing experience of working in Public Health and Policy, including HIV/AIDs and specialises in working with the most marginalised groups: sex workers, gay and transgender, adolescent/youth groups, tribal communities, and urban slum communities.

2014: PhD - Glasgow Caledonian University, UK (A straight pass/ No corrections). Title: 'Intended and unintended consequences of monitoring and evaluation in HIV prevention programmes in India: discrepancy between pain and paper.’  
2003: M.Sc. Health Sciences, University of Pune, India (distinction).
2001: B.Sc. Zoology, North Maharashtra University, India (distinction).


Senior Research Associate, TIGR2ESS Project, School of International Development, University of East Anglia (UEA), UK.

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