Aufau International Award 2016 | Young Scientist Award | Agricultural Sciences

Dr. M. Uma Gowri   Ph.D.,

Research Associate

Department of Agricultural Economics

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University


Uma gowri

Dr. M. Uma Gowri is a Research Associate in Agricultural Economics working at the Centre for Agricultural and Rural Development Studies, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore. She has obtained Master degree in Agricultural Economics with the thesis entitled “An Economic Analysis of Value Chain of Banana in Western Tamil Nadu”. She has also received Doctoral degree in Agricultural Economics with the thesis entitled “Assessing the Role of Income in Improving Food and Nutritional Consumption of Rural and Urban Households in Western Tamil Nadu”. She holds rank during her doctoral programme. Dr. M.Uma Gowri is a member in many professional associations and she has served in many national Institutes of reputation. She got expertise in handling many econometric softwares. She has received ‘Scientist Associate Award’ from Society of Scientific Development and Technology, 2015 and ‘Young Scientist Award’ from Advancing Frontiers in Biotechnology for Sustainable Agriculture and Health (AFBSAH-2016). She has published two books, three book chapters, five international articles, five national articles and six popular articles in various publications.  She has attended/presented many national and international seminars and conferences. Her research interests are in the field of marketing and development economics.