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Sanjeev Asthana

Nonresident Fellow, Global Food and Agriculture

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Council expert Sanjeev Asthana

About Sanjeev Asthana

Sanjeev Asthana is a recognized leader in food and agriculture with over 25 years of experience. He is the founder and managing partner of I-Farm Venture Advisors and chairman of the National Skills Foundation of India. He works closely at the policy level with the government of India and international organizations including the World Bank and UNICEF, among others. Previously, he was the president and chief executive of Reliance Retail, served on the board of directors for Cargill India, and was head of agribusiness for Britannia Industries. Asthana regularly speaks on issues related to food and agriculture at international forums, serves on the boards of several organizations, and is affiliated with Columbia University's Earth Institute.

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