Aarti is leading the research for the Access to Seeds Index. She was also involved in research and analysis for the Seafood Stewardship Index and methodology development for the Gender benchmark. Aarti believes that the private sector has a crucial role to play in advancing the SDGs, and benchmarking is a powerful tool in a way to measure and incentivize business impact towards a sustainable future.

Prior to joining WBA, Aarti has worked with several seed companies based in India and has the experience in providing market intelligence data for companies involved in Foods and Beverages, Seeds, Agricultural Commodities, and Agrochemical sector. She has comprehensive knowledge of Intellectual Property and Plant Variety Protection, Biosafety and Regulatory affairs and Agribusiness Consultancy. She holds a master’s degree in Microbiology and has completed diploma courses in Patent Law and Business Management.

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