Swati is currently an Associate Scientist with World Agroforestry (CIFOR – ICRAF) and has been working with the Andhra Pradesh Community-managed Natural farming programme for the last 5 years. She is working in senior management programme design, strategizing, fund-raising, communications and integrating all verticals for smooth functioning. She is liaisoning with governments and partner organizations and other entities in India and internationally working towards agroecological transformation. Her work includes thinking about changes in food systems as well as looking at complex issues in this field through systemic lenses. As a Rural Management professional, she has worked with communities and women collectives in rural areas in India. She has spent more than 1000 days living with communities in villages and understanding the nuanced problems that marks their lives and livelihoods.