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Akshata Nayak – isec

Akshata Nayak

Faculty

Dr. Akshata Nayak

Assistant Professor, Agricultural Development and Rural Transformation Centre (ADRTC),

Academic Qualification

  • PhD (Agricultural Economics)  University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, 2021, Title of Research:  “Production and Market Dynamics of Selected Oilseeds in India with Special Reference to Karnataka.”

  • M.Sc. (Agricultural Economics) University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore 2011, Title of Research:  “Economics of Percolation Tanks in Eastern Dry Zone of Karnataka”.

  • B.Sc. (Agricultural Marketing and Co-operation), University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad, 2009.

  • PG Diploma (Marketing Management), University of Mysore, 2012

 

Dr. Akshata Nayak

  • Completed Certification training program on Advance Analytics in R.
  • Training program under National Intellectual Property awareness mission.
  • Attended two-day’s Workshop on Agro-Economic Research Capacity building organized by CMA on 4th -5th Jan 2024.

1) Support Vector machine and its application in Agricultural economics research, Presented in 28th AERA Annual Conference and published in conference issue

2) Prevalence of Japanese encephalitis (JE) virus in Asian continent: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Presented in 15th Agricultural Science Congress and ASC Expo 2021

3) Prevalence of Brucellosis in Livestock of African and Asian Continent: A systematic review and meta-analysis Presented in International Conference on Advances in Agriculture and Food System Towards Sustainable Development Goals- 2022 and published in conference issue 

4) Economic Analysis of coconut farming in Karnataka  Presented in 3rd National Conference of Agro Economic Research (AER) Network on Driving Agricultural Growth: Contemporary Issues and Future Perspectives, 2024

5) Growth and Instability Analysis of Total Oilseed Production in India and Karnataka Presented in 3rd National Conference of Agro Economic Research (AER) Network on Driving Agricultural Growth: Contemporary Issues and Future Perspectives, 2024

6) Barriers to the sustainability of organic farming: A case study of Karnataka farmers Presented in 3rd National Conference of Agro Economic Research (AER) Network on Driving Agricultural Growth: Contemporary Issues and Future Perspectives, 2024

Use of Statistical Methods for studying Price Behaviour of Arecanut of ARIMA Forecasting Model, 2012, AERA, 25:530.

Commodity Report: (Sunflower, Arecanut and Brinjal)

Served as a resource person during training program on “New Agricultural Marketing Strategies for Farming Communities” on the topic “Post-Harvest Management of Agricultural Commodities”

  • Nayak, A., Gracy, C.P., Nagashree, N. and Jyoti, N. 2013. Growth of sunflower production in India – a comparative analysis, MJAS, 47(3): 628- 634.

  • Nayak, A., Gracy, C.P., Nagashree, N. and Girisha, K. 2013. Sunflower market co-integration analysis – a market intelligence tool for marketing decisions. MJAS, 47(4): 835-839.

  • Nayak, A., G.S. Ananth and M.G. Chandrakanth, 2017, Relative Economics of Irrigation through Percolation Tank and Irrigation Tank, IJDARD, 32(1) : 41-45

  • Nayak, A., Lokesha, H., Shariff, M. and Khan, M., 2019, The Economics of Applications of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Agriculture, IJPAB, 7(1): 296-305. 

  • Nayak, A, Lokesha H., 2019, Trends in Agricultural Research and Development in India. RJCES, 7 (4), 06-11

  • Nayak, A., Lokesha, H. and Gracy, C.P., 2020 Market Integration of Major Oilseeds and Vegetable Oils in India- Evidence from Karnataka. IJAEB, 13(4): 453-460.

  • Nayak, A., Lokesha, H. and Gracy, C.P. 2020. Co-integration of Groundnut Markets in India with Special Reference to Karnataka State, CJAST, 39(18): 14-22.

  • Nayak, A., Lokesha, H. and Gracy, C.P., 2021, Growth and Instability Analysis of Groundnut Production in India and Karnataka, Econ. Affa., 66(1):61-69.

  • Nayak, A., Lokesha, H., Gracy, C.P. and Mahadevaiah, G.S., 2021, Is a World Price Influencing Indian Vegetable Oil Market? Evidence from Historical Prices, Econ. Affa., 66(2):207-215.

  • Nayak, A., Lokesha, H., Gracy, C.P. and Geetha, K.N., 2021, Instability and Decomposition Analysis of Sesamum Crop Production in Karnataka and India. IJAEB, 14(03): 349-355

  • Kuralayanapalya Puttahonnappa Suresh, Akshata Nayak, Himani Dhanze, Anenahalli Panduranga Bhavya, Chandan Shivamallu, Raghu Ram Achar, Ekaterina Silina, Victor Stupin, Nagendra Nath Barman, Seethakempanahalli Kempanna Kumar, Asad Syed, Shiva Prasad Kollur, Bhargav Shreevatsa, Sharanagouda S. Patil, 2022, Prevalence of Japanese encephalitis (JE) virus in mosquitoes and animals of the Asian continent: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Journal of Infection and Public Health, 15(9):942-949. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jiph.2022.07.010.

  • Suresh KP, Patil SS, Nayak A, Dhanze H, Rajamani S, Shivamallu C, Cull CA and Amachawadi RG (2022) Prevalence of brucellosis in livestock of African and Asian continents: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Front. Vet. Sci. 9:923657.doi: 10.3389/fvets.2022.923657

  • Sowjanya Kumari, S., Bhavya, A. P., Akshata, N, Kumar, K, V, Bokade, P. P, Suresh, K. P, Shome, B. R, Balamurugan, V. 2021, Peste Des Petits Ruminants in Atypical Hosts and Wildlife: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of the Prevalence between 2001 and 2021, Archives of Razi Institute, 76(2): 1589-1606.

Response of household characteristics and sustainable land management to crop productivity at Dhaka-bora watershed, upper Awash river basin of Ethiopia” for the Journal of Social and Economic Development

Cereal Resilience to Climate Change in Asia: A Quantile Regression Approach

Does information technology matter in adopting COVID-19 preventive measures? Evidence from small-scale rice farmers in Morogoro, Tanzania

National Level Gold Medal in Table Tennis
3 Times University Representative – Athletics

Awarded

1) ICSSR Full Time Doctoral Fellowship
2) National Fellowship for OBC

Worked as Senior Research Fellow from 26/09/2011 to 10/12/2012 in NAIP Project at Department of Agricultural Marketing, Cooperation and Business Management, University of Agricultural Science, GKVK, Bangalore, India.

Worked as YP II (Young Professional) from 04/09/2021 to 17/03/2022 at Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) National Institute of Veterinary Epidemiology and Disease Informatics (NIVEDI) under NADRES project.

Worked as a senior research fellow (SRF) from 18/03/2021 to 09/11/2022 at Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) National Institute of Veterinary Epidemiology and Disease Informatics (NIVEDI) under NADCP project.

Worked as an Assistant Professor (Contract base) from 10/11/2022 to 23/08/2023 at GKVK, UAS Bengaluru.

Dr. Akshata Nayak

Assistant Professor
Agricultural Development and Rural Transformation Centre (ADRTC), 
Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC),
Dr. V K R V Rao Road, Nagarabhavi
Bengaluru-560 072,  Karnataka, India

Email: akshatakn@gmail.com ; akshata@isec.ac.in 

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