Nitya Rao

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NISD director

University of East Anglia

Bio

Nitya oversees the strategic direction of NISD and takes a lead in representing our research and institute externally. As Professor in Gender and Development, she brings deep experience and understanding of farmer livelihoods and a strong focus on the impacts of change and innovations to benefit people. 

Areas of expertise

Gender

Health and disease

Literacy and development

Migration and wellbeing