Professional title: Research Support Specialist
Anshuman Gupta is a research support specialist with TCI. He received his Master of Public Administration with a concentration in international development studies from Cornell University in 2020. His primary interests lie in agriculture economics and he is passionate about creating sustainable value chains to enhance smallholder farmer incomes. Anshuman previously worked with the United Nations Development Program on a project aiming to increase household incomes through integrated interventions for skill-building, institution strengthening, and improving market linkages. He has also worked extensively with the State Rural Development Department of the Government of Chhattisgarh in India, where he was involved in designing and implementing large-scale poverty alleviation programs in the farm and off-farm sector. Anshuman holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Manipal Institute of Technology, Karnataka, and a post-graduate degree in rural management from the Institute of Rural Management Anand in Gujarat.