Prajeesh Parameswaran is a Post graduate in Botany, having 15+ years of grassroot level interdisciplinary work experience as a development practitioner. His expertise is in participatory biodiversity governance and management, focusing conservation of plant genetic resources. He has also demonstrated capability in planning, and implementing rural development programmes, linking science and society. He has been involved in several publications, including research reports, research papers, policy papers, commentaries, case studies, book chapters, booklets, briefing notes, creative training manuals, conference proceedings, and