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Shiva Shankar Sharma

Shiva S. Sharma

Summary

Agricultural professional with more than 9 years of experience in managing, leading and developing agriculture-based Community Development, Food, and Nutrition Security programs. Have technical skills in developing and planning long-term agriculture development strategies and policies. Have successfully managed a number of projects in association with government, international institutes, international NGOs, public and private institutions.
Supporting people in need, community, and the nation as a whole is my passion to improve livelihoods and I love what I am doing. Smiley faces that have my small contribution always feels me pride and encourage me to do more in this field.
As, I am working with profit and nonprofit making institution, I always prioritize farmers or clients and the quality of service with the win-win situation. Serving honestly, smartly and think out of the box are my strong belief.

Professional experiences

Director- agricultural research

AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY CENTER , Lalitpur - Permanent contract

From August 2017 to Today

• Manage, lead, collaborate and supervise agriculture research activities
• Provide high-level technical support to local government in municipal agriculture planning.
• Provide consultancy service to government agencies, I/NGOs, cooperatives, and private institutions for carrying out a market study, strategic planning, business planning, and project design.
• Design and conduct field experiments to improve farmer’s practice in crop production

Coordinator- livelihoods

GOOD NEIGHBORS INTERNATIONAL NEPAL , Lalitpur

From November 2016 to Today


• Lead the livelihood program in all aspects
• Design and develop income generation, food security and nutrition-based projects (42 annual projects, 7 two-year projects) implemented in 15 districts across the country
• Provide inputs for governmental/national program and policy development in the sector of agriculture, livelihoods, food and nutrition security, and cooperatives through various workshops and coordination meetings
• Facilitate training on agriculture, value chain, food and nutrition security for staffs and partner organizations
• Developed Standard Operating Procedures for project implementation
• Provided support to design livelihood development activity for local government in GNI working area

Additionals trainings

Master of Science in Plant Science

Norwegian University of Life Sciences - Agriculture

2011 à 2013

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Himalayan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology - Agriculture

2005 à 2010

Degree

NL – Wageningen University – 2017

Languages

Anglais - Fluent

Népalais - Native language

Hindî - Fluent

Skills

project development
Project & Team Management
strategic planning
agricultural policy analysis
Food and Nutrition Security
Project evaluation
Agriculture
Agriculture Strategy Planning
Livelihood