The Future Leaders Forum speakers for AIARD's November fireside chat are Farzana Shirin, Sandeep Chapagain, and Rafael Quijada Landaverde.
Rainfall aberrations & household welfare: Evidence from Bangladesh
Farzana is a 4th-year Ph.D. student at the Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Her research interests broadly span development economics and the climate-change-food security nexus. She aims to help design impact evaluations and policies targeted at improving food security, household welfare, and gender equity in developing economies.
Other presentations in the forum include:
- Sandeep Chapagain: Abiotic stress tolerance in plants: Toward the improvement of salinity tolerance rice
- Rafael Landaverde: How is climate change transforming our food systems?