Shashidharan Enarth Senior Advisor, Institute of Livelihood Research and Training, Hyderabad

Shashidharan Enarth is Senior Advisor at the Institute of Livelihood Research and Training, Hyderabad. With over two decades of professional experience in development sector spread across three Indian NGOs—LOCOST, AKRSP and DSC—he has promoted programmes ranging from holistic health to natural resources development and good governance. He has also worked as a consultant to the World Bank on NRM programmes in Nigeria, Tanzania and India. After a PhD from University of British Columbia, he pursued research interests on decentralization, democratization and role of civil society in creating system changes. He was also closely involved in watershed and irrigation policy reforms and the introduction of Participatory Irrigation Management (PIM) in various states of India.