Dr. Rasheed Sulaiman V. is Director of the Centre for Research on Innovation and Science Policy in India (since 2006). Prior to that, he worked as a Senior Scientist at the National Centre for Agricultural Economics and Policy Research at the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). He has expertise in agricultural extension systems and policy and has worked on applications of agricultural innovation systems. His research also covers the role of the private sector in extension, developing new approaches to reaching rural women and evaluation of ICTs in agriculture. He leads the AESA (Agricultural Extension in South Asia) Network and is a member of the Board of the Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services (GFRAS). Dr. Sulaiman holds a Ph.D. in Agricultural Extension from the Indian Agricultural Research Institute and bachelor's and master's degrees in the Fields of Agriculture and Agricultural Extension from the College of Horticulture at Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur.