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Soma K. P.

Soma Kishore Parthasarathy, a post- graduate from JNU (CSRD) and M. Phil. in Planning from CEPT Ahmedabad, has three decades of field and policy related experience in the area of Gender, Poverty, Development and Livelihoods. She has sought to strengthen feminist approaches towards natural resources and to engender policy through her tenures with the GOI (5 years during which she conducted gender training for policy makers and planners, and facilitated gender inclusive policy formulation and programme development; and the Planning Commission (10th Plan). She actively supports several people’s movements and organizations and contributes to policy discourses on gender, development, natural resources and livelihoods, empowerment and micro finance. She has written several papers and reports on Gender Empowerment Livelihoods and Rights and has been a resource person on national and international committees (National Perspective Plan for Women 1988, The National Commission for Self Employed Women and Women in Informal Sector (Shramshakti)). She was also recently the Senior Advisor for the Livelihoods Mission, UNDP India. Soma is associated with the International Association on the Commons as well as with AWID, the Water Conflict Forum and the IAWS.