Project Manager, J-PAL South Asia
Tarun Pokiya is working as a Project Manager in the Precision Agriculture for Development (PAD) project. He is a postgraduate in agriculture science with over eight years of experience in agricultural research projects. He previously worked as a agronomist at the Centre for Microfinance, IFMR LEAD in Gujarat, India. He also led field management for the Avaaj Otalo project, a mobile-based agriculture extension impact evaluation study, and has experience in studying ICT-based interventions for agriculture in India with Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR).