Professional summary

Research Interests

Nitya Ghotge is a veterinarian  and is one of the founder Directors of ANTHRA  an NGO  based in India working primarily on issues of livestock development. Nitya has tried to combine her  passion for wildlife with her profession  in an attempt to find  answers for pressing  environmental concerns . Her research interests are interdisciplinary   spanning veterinary sciences , ecology and the social sciences.   Her  work includes research, training and policy advocacy on different aspects of livestock development  especially on systems of health care  as well as  planning for gender sensitive and sustainable ways of farming and livestock rearing . A special focus for her now  is  pastoral and nomadic communities  and the animals they rear. She has significant publications on the themes of livestock development, bio diversity and  systems of veterinary medicine.