Sharad Rai

Director +977-9851054876 sharad.rai@mbizdevpartners.com

Biography

Mr. Sharad Rai is a Market Systems/Value Chain Development professional with more than 15 years of experience in the development sector and over a decade involved in the field of economic/market development. He is trained and experienced in market systems development approaches and tools including the application of the Results Chain framework in design and measurement of projects.  He has led the SAMARTH-NMDP project (Ginger sub-sector/Mercy Corps) the first M4P project implemented in Nepal.  His overall expertise and experience, as well as interest, lies in building markets for the poor through private sector-led growth models that includes technological innovations, business development and social entrepreneurship in fragile social and economic contexts.