Bharathi Parupalli is a training coordinator with CIMMYT in Bangladesh, leading the training team on mechanization work. Her work is affiliated with the Innovation Science for Agroecosystems and Food Systems in Asia research theme in CIMMYT’s Sustainable Agrifood Systems (SAS) program.
She supports overall management of the mechanization activity within the SAS program and has developed partnerships with national public and private sector players in the agriculture mechanization value chain, with special focus on capacity building. The team’s work highlights real-time tracking of development needs contributing to the increased productivity and sustainability.
Parupalli has also published training modules and manuals on sustainable vegetable production suitable for South and Central Asia.