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Kavita Prakash-Mani

Head of Food Security Agenda

Kavita Prakash-Mani is Head Food Security Agenda at Syngenta - one of the world's leading companies with more than 25,000 employees in over 90 countries dedicated to the purpose of bringing plant potential to life. She is responsible for establishing a strategic agenda that embeds food security and sustainability into business activities across Syngenta globally and developing innovative business models to create additional value for the company while contributing to sustainable development. The current focus of her work is working with smallholder farmers and ecosystem services.

She was previously Vice President for Client Services and Emerging Economies at SustainAbility, a strategy consulting firm and think tank focused on corporate responsibility. In this role, she was also responsible for leading the food and beverage sector practice and developing the Emerging Economies focus. Previous to that she worked with the World Resources Institute in Washington DC. Kavita holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.


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