Researcher biography

Dr Rajendra Adhikari is a Senior Lecturer in Agribusiness, and a value chain researcher at The University of Queensland (UQ), Gatton. He has more than 22 years of experience in agribusiness value chain research, agricultural project planning, management and evaluation, agribusiness teaching and agrifood policy. Rajendra currently leads an ACIAR project which aims to develop competitive and inclusive value chains of pulses in Pakistan. His research is directed towards agribusiness value chain analysis, modelling and development, co-innovation and entrepreneurship, agricultural policy/strategy and behavioural research. Current research activities are based in Vietnam, Pakistan and Australia. Rajendra holds a PhD and Master's degree in Agribusiness from UQ.