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Dr. Mannava V. K. Sivakumar

Acting Director, Climate and Water Department (CLW)
World Meteorological Organisation

Dr. Mannava Sivakumar is currently Acting Director, Climate and Water Department in the  World Meteorological Organization.  He obtained his B.Sc (Agriculture) and M.Sc (Agronomy) in India and his Ph.D in Agricultural Climatology from the Iowa State University (USA).From 1977 to 1995, Dr Sivakumar worked at the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) in India (1977-83) and in West Africa (1984-96).  In 1996, Dr Sivakumar joined the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and occupied the positions of Chief of the Agricultural Meteorology Division and the Director of the Climate Prediction and Adaptation Branch (CLPA).

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