is Regional Program Leader of the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security. He was the Coordinating Lead Author for the chapter ‘Food, Fiber, and Forest Products’ of the Fourth Assessment Report (2007) of the Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change and a Review Editor for AR5. He is a member of the Editorial Boards of several journals and is a Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India and National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, India.
Pramod holds a Ph.D. from the University of Indore and also from Wageningen University, Netherlands. His research contributions include developing the concept of climate-smart villages, crop growth models for the tropical environments, impact assessment of climatic variability and climate change on crops, characterizing risks of yield loss for developing weather derivatives, and crop yield monitoring systems.