Prof Anu Rammohan
University of Western Australia
Professor of Economics
Expertise and interests
Food Security, Gender, health economics
Agricultural Economics, Demography, Development studies, Health Economics
Rural development, Agriculture, Food security, Food, Health systems, Health, Maternal and child health, One Health
Anu Rammohan is Professor of Economics at the University of Western Australia, specialising in Development Economics and Health Economics. Her research focuses on food and nutritional security in rural areas of developing countries, and its implications for the household’s vulnerable members, particularly in South and South East Asia. Much of her research is multidisciplinary in nature and provides an economic lens to research in the areas of health and agriculture.
Pritchard, B., Rammohan, A., Sekher, M., Parasuraman, S. & Choithani, C. (2013) Feeding India: Livelihoods, Entitlements and Capabilities, Earthscan Routledge, London.
Pritchard, B, Rammohan, A and Sekher, M (2016- in press), ‘Land ownership, agriculture and household nutrition: a case study of north Indian villages’, Geographical Research
Rammohan, A and Pritchard, B (2014), ‘The role of landholding as a determinant of food and nutrition security in rural Myanmar’, World Development, 64, 597-608.
Rammohan, A. and Awofeso, N. (2015), ‘District-level variations in child immunizations in India: The role of socio-economic factors and health infrastructure’, Social Science and Medicine 145, 163-172.
Rammohan, A., Awofeso, N and Iqbal, K. (2014), ‘Gender differentials in the timing of measles vaccination in rural India’, Demographic Research, 30(67), 1825-1848.
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CIM-2014-082 Agricultural Innovation for Communities for intensified and sustainable farming systems in Timor Leste
Prof William Erskine, William Erskine, Rob Williams and Harry Nesbitt, Amin Mugera, Anu Rammohan, Pyone Myat Thu and Kadambot Siddique
The University of Western Australia; University of Timor Leste and Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Timor Leste
The project strategy has five components: i) Build on the results and assets of SoL, and use recent results from other projects. ii) Implement the on-farm research through well established and sustainable Community Seed Production Groups. iii) Partner with Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAF) and deploy MAF trained and motivated staff, familiar with on-farm research. Engage the National University of Timor Lorosa'e (UNTL) and establish joint activities with the companion cattle project LPS-2014-038. iv) Engage large development initiatives (including DFAT-funded TOMAK) and selected private sector partners and NGOs at an early stage for dissemination of results and market linkages. v) Focus on two livelihood zones with known potential to access irrigation water.
Nutrition and food security in rural Myanmar
Bill Pritchard, Anu Rammohan, Michael Dibley
University of Sydney, University of Western Australia, University of Community Health (Myanmar)
The aim of this project is to generate new insights into the ways that nutrition outcomes relate to livelihood circumstances in rural Myanmar. The project sought to address this research task through a systematic analysis of a unique dataset collected from a first-of-a-kind survey with explanatory qualitative interviews in six Townships across three States/Regions in rural Myanmar.
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- 1 year 10 months