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Mamta Mehra

Senior Fellow, Biosequestration Modeling

Mamta Mehra is an environmental professional with expertise in climate change, agriculture, and natural resource management. She has more than seven years of experience working in these sectors, and is currently working as a consultant on environment and livelihood-based projects with national and international organizations. 

In the past, Mamta has worked as an Agriculture Specialist and in different research capacities for Swiss Aid and UNDP-Australian Aid. She has worked at the World Bank on projects involving community-based agriculture insurance, capacity-building of civil servants on climate change issues, and resource conservation and diversified farming systems. 

Mamta holds a PhD in issues of resource management domain modeling in the agriculture sector. She holds a master's degree in Water Resource Management from TERI (The Energy Resource Institute) University in India. 

Research Focus: 
Improved Rice Cultivation
Sustainable Intensification of Rice
Farmland Irrigation
Peatland Protection
Coastal Wetland Protection
Forest Protection
Farmland Restoration
Specialties: sustainable agriculture, rural development
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