Prakriti Prajapati | Research Associate

Prakriti Prajapati is a Research Associate at CPR. She contributes to research activities of MoWR (Ministry of Water Resources) Research Chair - Water Conflicts and Governance. Her research focuses on transboundary river governance issues in South Asia with particular reference to federal water governance and hydrocracy in India. In her analyses, she uses an interdisciplinary lens and applies tools of political ecology, normative ethics and ecological economics.

Prajapati is guest faculty in ethics and social responsibility at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi. In the past, she has worked on issues concerning agriculture, climate change adaptation and irrigation-power nexus in India as a researcher at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA), Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE), Bengaluru and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), Delhi.

She investigated India’s virtual water exports through agricultural products as a Visiting Student Researcher at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada for her Master’s thesis. She holds an MSc in Environmental and Resource Economics from TERI School of Advanced Studies, Delhi and a BA Honours in Economics from Lady Shri Ram College (LSR), University of Delhi.