She is currently associated with a project focusing on microplastics and food security in less economically developed countries.
GCRF Project on 'Do microplastics undermine food security and sustainable development in developing countries?', with Bangor University, UK and case study partners in China, Vietnam, Egypt, Sri Lanka and India.
Agriculture and rural economy with special reference to India and other low- and middle-income countries
Food and nutritional security
Agricultural innovation and agricultural technology adoption
India's employment guarantee scheme (MGNREGA)
Gender dimensions of agriculture and employment
Economics of crop cultivation, rural incomes, livelihoods and agrarian distress
Mondira has a PhD in Economic Geography from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
Before CSD, Mondira worked at the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) as Associate Fellow where she prepared 'Agricultural Outlook and Situation Analysis Reports' for:
- The National Food Security Mission (NFSM)
- Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India.
During her PhD, she also worked as Junior Consultant, Ecological Economics at the Institute of Economic Growth (IEG) in New Delhi.