Banaras Hindu University
Amit Kumar Bundela is currently enrolled as a PhD Scholar at the Institute of Environment & Sustainable Development (IESD), Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi, India. He has qualified the UGC-National Eligibility Test for Assistant Professorship and Research Fellowship in Environmental Sciences (UGC-NET-JRF) conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) on behalf of the UGC and receiving Scholarship to pursue his PhD research. He completed his MSc dissertation thesis on the topic “Inventorization & Consumption Pattern of Neglected and Underutilized Crops in Eastern Uttar Pradesh and their Sustainable Management Strategies”. His current research interests aimed to explore nutritionally and agriculturally relevant neglected and wild species for planetary healthy diet and validating cultivation practices for promising wild and lesser utilized species for dietary diversification and local/regional food security. He also interested in agrobiodiversity conservation, adaptive and climate resilient agricultural practices, emerging pollutants in agroecosystems and sustainable agriscape management for attaining the UN-SDGs.