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Archana Raghavan Sathyan, Dr.

Assistant Professor
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00916282697900
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India
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+91-474-2562324
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Dr. Archana Raghavan Sathyan has obtained her Ph.D. Degree from Justus Liebig University of Giessen, Germany in 2019 with German Academic Exchange Scholarship (DAAD). She completed her International Master’s in Rural Development from Gent University of Belgium and Humboldt University of Berlin with Erasmus Mundus Scholarship from European Commission. She holds her second Master’s in Agricultural Extension from Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (Junior Research Fellowship from ICAR) and Post Graduate Diploma in Extension Education & Management from MANAGE, Hyderabad. She served various state departments (VHSE & Soil Conservation) for 5 years before joining KAU in March 2019. Her main research focus is on Climate Change Vulnerability & Adaptation Studies, Participatory Approaches in Agricultural Extension & Rural Development and Agricultural Knowledge and Information System.

Detailed list of Awards and Publications

• Justus Liebig University Scholarship for women 2018, JLU, Giessen
• Young Scientist Award and the Best Paper presentation award, International Congress for Environmental Research-16, Luebeck, Germany
• German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Scholarship for Development Related Post Graduate Courses from the Government of Germany (2014-2017)
• Erasmus Mundus scholarship from the European Commission (2007-2009) for pursuing IMRD
• TATA fellowship for International Agricultural & Rural Development course, Cornell University, New York, USA
• University Top - Master’s in Agricultural Extension, TNAU, Coimbatore
• Junior Research Fellowship by Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi (2005-2007)
• Kerala Agricultural University Merit Scholarship (2001-2004)

Software skills: SPSS, ATLAS. ti, Zotero, GIS & MAXQDA

International Publications

1. Phama, N. T. T., Nong, D., Raghavan Sathyan, A., and Garschagen, M. 2020. Vulnerability assessment of households to flash floods and landslides in the poor upland regions of Vietnam, Climate Risk Management, Vol 28, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.crm.2020.100215
2. Funk, C., Raghavan Sathyan, A., Winker, P. and Breuer, L. 2018. Changing Climate - Changing Livelihood: Smallholder’s Perceptions and Adaption Strategies, Journal of Environmental Management, Vol 259, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2019.109702( Impact Factor: 4.87)
3. Raghavan Sathyan. A., Funk, C., Aenis, T., Breuer, L. 2018. Climate Vulnerability in Rainfed Farming: Analysis from Indian Watersheds. Sustainability. 10(9):3357. https://doi.org/10.3390/su10093357 (Impact Factor: 2.592)
4. Raghavan Sathyan, A., Funk, C., Aenis, T., Winker, P. and Breuer, L. 2018. Sensitivity analysis of a climate vulnerability index - a case study from Indian watershed development programs. Climate Change Responses. 5: 1. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40665-018-0037-z
5. Raghavan Sathyan, A., Aenis, T., and Breuer, L., 2016. Participatory vulnerability analysis of watershed development programmes as a basis for climate change adaptation strategies in Kerala, India. Journal of Environmental Research & Development, 11 (1), 196-209

International Conferences/Seminars

1. Raghavan Sathyan, A., Funk, C., Chenthuran, B., Vijayan, A., and Thanu Iyer, R. 2019. Ecosystem Based Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment for Adaptation and Mitigation: A Mobile App Based Approach for Hotspots of Kerala State, India, Tropentag-2019, Filling gaps and removing traps for sustainable resources management, September 18 - 20, 2019, Universities of Kassel and Goettingen, Germany (Poster)
2. Vijayan, A., Job, E., and Raghavan Sathyan, A. 2019. Addressing Sustainability of Fresh Water Lake: The Ecosystem Valuation of Vellayani Lake in South India, Tropentag-2019, Filling gaps and removing traps for sustainable resources management, September 18 - 20, 2019, Universities of Kassel and Goettingen, Germany (Poster)
3. Raghavan Sathyan, A., Funk, C., Aenis, T., Winker, P., and Breuer, L. 2018. Changing Climate - Changing Livelihood: Farmer's Perceptions and Adaptation Strategies, Indian Watershed Context. Tropentag 2018 on Global food security and food safety: The role of universities, September 17 - 19, 2018, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium (Oral).
4. Thanh, N. P. T., Raghavan Sathyan, A., Rhyner, J. and Garschagen, M.m2018. Adaptation to Flash Floods and Landslides of Rural Households in the Northern Vietnam: An Insight into the Key Drivers. Tropentag 2018 on Global food security and food safety: The role of universities, September 17 - 19, 2018, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium (Poster).
5. Raghavan Sathyan, A., Funk, C., Aenis, T., Winker, P., and Breuer, L. 2017. Climate vulnerability assessment and sensitivity analysis in rainfed farming communities of Kerala, India. Tropentag 2017 on ‘Future Agriculture: Social-ecological transitions and bio-cultural shifts’, 20-22 September, 2017, Bonn (Poster).
6. Thanh, N. P. T., Raghavan Sathyan, A., Rhyner, J. and Garschagen, M., 2017. Assessing Household Vulnerability to Flash Floods and Landslides: Key Insights from Vietnam. Tropentag 2017 on Future Agriculture: Socio-ecological transitions and bio-cultural shifts, September 20-22, 2017, Bonn, Germany (Oral).
7. Raghavan Sathyan, A., Aenis, T. and Breuer, L. 2016. Participatory climate vulnerability analysis of watershed communities: an indicator approach. Tropentag 2016 on ‘Solidarity in a Competing World - Fair Use of resources’, 19 – 21 September, 2016, Vienna, Austria (Poster).
8. Raghavan Sathyan, A., Aenis, T. and Breuer, L. 2016. Participatory vulnerability analysis of watershed development programmes as a basis for climate change adaptation strategies in Kerala, India. 8th International Congress of Environmental Research, 27/28 July, 2016, Luebeck, Germany- Young Scientist and Best Paper Presentation Award (Oral presentation & Full paper).
9. Raghavan Sathyan, A., Aenis, T. and Breuer, L. 2016. Climate vulnerability analysis facilitating transformation of watersheds in Kerala, India. 12th IFSA Europe Symposium on ‘Social and Technological Transformation of Farming Systems: Diverging and Converging Pathways’, 12-15 July, 2016, Harper Adams University, Shropshire, UK (Oral Presentation & Full paper)

National Conferences/Seminars

1. Raghavan Sathyan, A., Aenis, T. and Breuer, L., 2015. Participatory vulnerability and stakeholder analysis of watershed development programmes as a basis for capacity development in climate change adaptation strategies in Kerala, India. National Seminar on ‘Human Resource Planning in India’, 15/16 December, 2015, Kozhikode, Kerala, India (Abstract)
2. Archana, R. and Ganesan, R. 2008. Impact of Kudumbashree programme on Gender Empowerment: National seminar on SHG for Rural Upliftment –Emerging Issues and Strategies, 12 & 13 July 2008, Delhi, India (Abstract)
3. Archana, R. and Ganesan, R. 2007. Impact of Kudumbashree programme on Gender Empowerment: National Seminar on Extension at Madurai, India (Oral)
4. Archana, R. and Palaniswamy, A. 2006. Training of ATMA stakeholders for fostering knowledge and skill centric agricultural growth. National Seminar on ‘Extension Strategies for Fostering Knowledge Centric Agricultural Growth’, 2/3 December, 2006, Puducherry, India (Oral)

International Trainings/Workshops

• International DAAD Alumni Advanced Training Seminar on ‘Technical and Social Innovations for Sustainable Agri-value Chain Development and Job Creation in Rural Areas, 10-20 September, 2019, University of Kassel and the German Institute for Tropical and Subtropical Agriculture , Germany
• Participated in the workshop on ‘Qualitative Research Methods’, 12-14 June 2017, Institute of Development Research, Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany
• Workshop on ‘Conflict Management & Solutions’,10 May, 2017, Graduate Centre for Social Sciences (GGS) , JLU, Giessen, Germany
• Workshop on ‘Teaching Excellence: International Teaching certificate’, 3-4 April, 2017, GGS, JLU, Giessen, Germany
• Workshop on ‘Train the Trainer: Academic writing’, 3rd & 10th March, 2017, GGS, JLU, Giessen, Germany
• Workshop on ‘Qualitative Research & Developing Grounded Theory in Social Sciences’, TU, Munchen, Germany
• Training on ‘Publishing and Writing Strategies for Agricultural Economists’, 9-13 March, 2015, JLU, Giessen, Germany.
• Training on ‘Introduction to Geographic Information Systems & Spatial Data Analysis’, 26-30 January, 2015, IAMO, Halle, Germany
• MOOC Programmes on ‘Planetary Boundaries & Human Opportunities’, ‘Climate Change Science and Negotiations’ and ‘The Age of Sustainable Development’ offered by Sustainable Development Goal Academy, Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), United Nations
• DAAD conference on ‘Global Population Growth and Demographic Change - Challenges to the Economy, Politics and Society: 'Soil and water conservation for future generation', 8-10 May , 2015, Mannheim, Germany
• Workshop on ‘Qualitative Research Methods: Focus Group Discussions and Interviews’, 13th & 20th January, 2015, JLU, Giessen, Germany
• Training on ‘Modelling with GAMS software’ , July 2014, JLU, Giessen, Germany
• Seminar on ‘International Development Strategies-Supply Chain Management for Food Security and Trade Facility', 19 November , 2014, Institute for Regional Planning, JLU, Giessen, Germany

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