Educational Qualification(s):
B.Sc. (Agri), Assam Agricultural University

Full Time Work Experience: 7 years

Previously Associated organisation(s):
Subject Matter Specialist, PRADAN
Senior Agronomist, IDE-India
Independent Consultant, SeSTA

Significant life, Organisational Experience(s):
Elvina has experience of working in different districts of Assam. She is an avid grass root level development professional. She has closely engaged with different ethnic communities in the most poverty prone districts and worked in livelihood and Self Help Groups promotions. System of Rice Intensification (SRI) and Sustainable Agriculture Practices are other areas of her expertise with promotional materials in local languages.
She has a quality of building strong relationships with communities which helped her in community mobilization and transfer of technology in the field of agriculture. Her intervention in the livelihood of small and marginal farmers through SRI grabbed the attention of local newspapers and helped significantly in increasing yield of summer paddy cultivation of more than 1000 farmers by two folds in the Chirang district of Assam. Her present area of interest is in gender space.

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