Aastha Sethi is the Project & Policy Officer for the Centre for Pesticide Suicide Prevention (CPSP), University of Edinburgh. She is currently coordinating CPSP’s work in Maharashtra to help eliminate pesticide suicides.
Aastha previously worked with the Chief Minister’s Office of Maharashtra as a Strategy Consultant for Public Health. She pursued Psychology from Lady Shri Ram College for Women, New Delhi followed by a Masters in Development Studies from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai.
Impact of regional bans of highly hazardous pesticides on agricultural yields: the case of Kerala
Agriculture & Food Security, January 2022
Importance of pesticides for lethal poisoning in India during 1999 to 2018: a systematic review
BMC Public Health, July 2021
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