The World Food Prize Foundation

2018 Borlaug Dialogue Speakers

Pradeep Prabhala

Pradeep Prabhala is an Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company and is a leader in The McKinsey Center for Agricultural Transformation. Pradeep has worked extensively across the Middle East, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and Sub-Saharan Africa on a number of country agricultural transformation efforts. He has advised a number of country governments, bilateral and multilateral donors, development-finance banks, and private philanthropic donors on approaches to catalyzing private investment for agricultural development, leveraging disruptive technologies to accelerate agriculture transformations and devising sustainable institutional mechanisms to support investment. He also serves a number of private sector companies across the agriculture value chain on building sustainable agriculture businesses in emerging markets He has significant experience in topics such as seed, fertilizer and crop protection distribution, seed systems, commodity marketing, postharvest loss/waste reduction, agricultural finance, and agricultural nutrition.

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