Jharna Pathak Assistant Professor, Gujarat Institute of Development Research, Ahmedabad
is Assistant Professor, Gujarat Institute of Development Research, Ahmedabad. Her research interests include dryland farming and institutions in managing natural resources. Dr Pathak is also a visiting professor at Gujarat University and various management institutes in Ahmedabad. Her research mainly concerns issues in policy and institutional development in the areas of managing natural resources, dryland agriculture, innovations in farms and agriculture and sustainable development. She has edited a volume of essays (jointly with Amita Shah) titled Tribal Development in Western India, (2014).