Naam KDKC Guntuboyina

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Kalyan Chakravarthy Guntuboyina is a Senior Researcher with Wageningen UR and his main area of expertise is in “business model innovations” and “public-private-partnership (PPP) framework development for sustainable agribusiness projects. 

With a Master’s degree in Genetics and Plant breeding and Post Graduate Diploma in Agribusiness Management, Kalyan has worked  with some leading organizations such as BASF, Rabobank International, YES Bank and IFFCO in senior management and leadership positions before joining Wageningen UR (in 2013)

Kalyan’s publications include “Indo-US Collaborations: The Agribusiness Opportunity” (published by Indian Council of Research in International Economic Relations, April 2007) “Agricultural Debt Waiver and Debt Relief Scheme: What it means for Banks?” (published by The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India, ICFAI University Press - October 2008) and “Transition Strategies for Metropolitan Food Clusters” (published by the International journal of Arts and Sciences, 2011). Other publications of Kalyan include: “Sino-Dutch Shenxian New City of Agro Eco and Health – Conceptual Master Plan for the development of the Agropark” Wageningen, Wageningen UR, 2014; “Metropolitan Food Cluster Chiapas, Mexico, Feasibility Study”. Wageningen, Wageningen UR 2014.

Kalyan has held several honorary positions which include , Member of India’s Planning Commission working group on Animal Husbandry and Livestock (2011) and Convenor of Agrobusiness sub-committee of Indian Banks Association (2009 -2010). He is presently a Member of the Advisory Committee of Post Graduate Diploma programme of National Institute of Agriculture Extension Management, (MANAGE) India.



Adaptive Irrigation Model for Small Farmers - AIMS (Ongoing - 2018 to 2021)

Role: Project leader

Project involves assessment and quantification of socio-economic benefits of "custom hireable irrigation service model"

 India Water Initiative (2014-2015)

Role: Project leader

Project involved the creation of a business innovation framework to make advanced irrigation systems such as centre pivots and hose reel systems accessible to small and marginal farmers in India.

Establishment of "The first modern agriculture development area of Central Plains” of China - Shandong Province, China (2014-2015)

Role: Project leader

Project involved feasibility study for establishing an integrated Agropark in Shenxian county of Shandong province and evaluation of its business potential. Project also involved development of a “conceptual master plan” and  detailed project report for Agropark which can house advanced horticulture production systems.

Feasibility Study for establishing  Agroparks in Chiapas, Mexico (2013 - 2014)

Role: Project leader

Project involved assessment of the supply-side strength of Chiapas state in agribusiness, assessment of demand -seide drivers (domestic and international  demand);  preparation of the conceptual masterplan for the development of the Metropolitan Food Cluster in Chiapas.






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