Areas of Interest & Expertise
- The Role of Women in Agriculture
- Interlinkages between Agriculture and Household Nutrition
- Producer collectives, farmer producer organisations and value chains
- Social enterprises
Richa Govil is the Director of the School of Development at the University.
Richa has worked for about 20 years in roles spanning research, business strategy, school education, financial inclusion, agriculture interventions, teaching and training.
Agricultural Livelihoods in Contemporary India: Critical Perspectives
Who are the people involved in India's largest occupation and who is a farmer?
Foundations of Social Research and Reasoning
Foundational aspects of research by using examples from developmental research and debates in India.
Exploring Sustainability in the Indian Context
An online and interdisciplinary course with many instructors that offers an introduction to sustainability within the context of development in India.
Development and Social Change in India: Critical and Constructive Perspectives
A 16 day reflective course for development organisations that helps you step back and re-imagine your work in enriching ways.
Rural India and its Transformations
This one week intensive course is for management trainees of development organisations to help them broaden their understanding of rural communities, lives and livelihoods.
Farmer Producer Companies Report II: Inclusion, Capitalisation and IncubationAnnapurna Neti, Richa Govil (2022)
Farmer Producer Companies: Past, Present and FutureRicha Govil, Annapurna Neti (2020)