Kushankur Dey commenced his academic journey with a Bachelor of Agricultural Sciences from Bidhan Chandra Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Mohanpur, Nadia, West Bengal, followed by a post-graduate diploma in Agri-business & Supply Chain Management from the National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE), Hyderabad. His educational pursuits culminated in a Fellow in (Rural) Management from the Institute of Rural Management Anand, where he also completed his post-doctoral fellowship at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad's Centre for Management in Agriculture.
His professional journey spans various esteemed institutions, including Indian Institute of Management Lucknow, IIM Bodh Gaya, Xavier School of Rural Management (renamed as XIM University), and T. A. Pai Management Institute Manipal. He has held roles as an Assistant Professor, Chairman at the Centre for Food & Agribusiness Management at IIM Lucknow, and contributed significantly to agribusiness management and finance and accounting departments in these institutions.
Contributions and Research Focus
His research interests are diverse and inclusive of crucial areas such as climate-smart agriculture, sustainability, green financing, blockchain, IoT for sustainable e-agriculture, agricultural markets, pricing, derivatives, regulation in commodity derivatives markets, and platform-enabled agribusiness. Dr. Dey's extensive research portfolio includes numerous peer-reviewed articles in esteemed journals, op-eds, columns, book chapters, and teaching cases.
Accolades and Recognition
His remarkable contributions have been acknowledged through various accolades and recognition. His expertise in the field has earned him awards and honors in academia and research, underlining his significant impact on the domain of agribusiness management.
Impact and Influence
His extensive work in evaluating, studying, and analyzing various aspects of agriculture, market dynamics, and financing models has contributed significantly to understanding and improving the agricultural landscape in India. Dr. Dey's research outputs have influenced policies, methodologies, and strategies, ensuring sustainable growth and development in the agricultural sector.
Legacy and Future Contributions
His legacy lies in his multifaceted contributions to academia, research, and the agricultural domain. His continued commitment to exploring innovative solutions, fostering sustainability, and enhancing agribusiness management practices signifies his ongoing and future contributions to the field. His work serves as a cornerstone for aspiring researchers and professionals in agribusiness management, shaping the future trajectory of sustainable agricultural practices and financial frameworks.
A total of 691 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.