Shanka Prabash Dharmapala

Mr. Shanka Prabash Dharmapala (MBA, B.Sc) - Development Specialist

Area of Expertise:

  • value chain
  • SME development
  • agriculture and manufacturing industries
  • training and capacity development
  • technical analysis and planning
  • project evaluations
  • impact assessments
  • project management
  • strategy development
  • developing strategic partnerships, actions, and policies
  • developing business models

MBA, Uni. of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 2017

BSc, Agriculture (Special), Uni. Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 2000

Executive Diploma in Financial Mgmt, London Business School, Sri Lanka, 2012

Project Director (Rural Development and Institutional Strengthening), Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Sri Lanka (since 2017).

Freelance Consultant in Project feasibility assessment and planning, project evaluations/ results and impact monitoring, socio-economic analysis, value chain analysis and mapping, business modeling (since 2011).

Over 18 years of experience in the development sector, working in the capacities of a manager, consultant, and coordinator.

Experience in value chain and SME development particularly in agriculture and manufacturing industries, training and capacity development, technical analysis and planning, project evaluations and impact assessments, and project management.

Has taken assignments for GiZ, UNIDO, Oxfam, and ZoA, We Effect (the Swedish Cooperative Center), and international corporate clients particularly USIAD contractors in performing value chain diagnoses, strategy development, and impact monitoring and assessments.

Over 15 written documents including 9 technical papers and 4 reports written and 1 publication authored.

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