Mr Abhay Gandhe has worked as a senior agriculture & rural livelihoods development professional and has a rich experience of 38 years in managing agriculture development programmes in India, including areas like designing proposals, mid-term technical facilitation, grants & budget management, Monitoring & evaluations, stakeholder networking and supply chain management.
He has worked in almost all the states of India through BAIF- Pune, NABARD and Tata Trusts. He has worked intensively on the commodities of Bamboo, Pulses, Apricots, Cashew, Mango etc. His areas of special interest are technology-based solutions in agricultural value chain development & strengthening of collaborative partnerships in development sector.
He is contributing to strengthening the management and the technical programme of VAF.