Mamta Mehar

Mamta Mehar

Senior Consultant - MEL

Mamta Mehar, a PhD in Economics, has gained expertise in clientele-responsive and innovative technologies, gender and climate change themes, ICT, interdisciplinary approaches, innovative methods, and tools to analyze and interpret data. Over the past 14 years (including more than five years of post-PhD experience), she has worked with different national and international organisations. Prior to joining Athena, Mamta worked with the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) for eight years. At CGIAR, she was involved in various programmes that utilised ex-post and ex-ante impact evaluation and validation to assess clientele-responsive and climate-resilient agriculture and aquaculture technologies, with the aim of developing sustainable intensification, achieving food security, and reaching various Sustainable Development Goals.

Mamta has undergone extensive Gender and Research Integrated Training (GRIT) sessions organized by Pennsylvania State University (2017 and 2018), and was awarded a Borlaug fellowship by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in 2017.