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Anil Kumar Sharma

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Anil Kumar Sharma is a Senior Fellow at NCAER. He has held several positions at NCAER after joining NCAER in 1992. His main areas of research include the WTO Agreement on agriculture; economic and policy reforms in agriculture; price policy and price stabilization mechanisms; rural credit; and, rural infrastructure and rural poverty. Currently, he is also  the Acting Secretary and Head of Operations at NCAER. He has been a Visiting Researcher at the International Trade Division, The World Bank, Washington D.C. USA; Consultant to the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Paris, and Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Rome; and, a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Research Institute for Agricultural Economics, Budapest, Hungary. He advised the Ministry of Commerce and Industry on trade negotiations in agriculture and has been a member of several government and industry committees and task forces.

 
 
Experience

  • Senior Fellow, National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), New Delhi, India
     
  • Chair Professor, National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) 
     
  • 1992-2003: Principal Economist (1999-2003), Senior Economist (1995-1999), Economist (1993-1995), and Consultant (1992-1993) at National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), New Delhi 
     
  • 1998-2009: Advised the Ministry of Commerce and Industry on trade negotiations in agriculture under the WTO Agreement on Agriculture
     
  • 2001: Consultant, Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Rome
     
  • 2000: Consultant, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Paris
     
  • 1995: Visiting Researcher, International Trade Division, The World Bank, Washington DC, USA
     
  • 1991-1992: Post-Doctoral Fellow, Research Institute for Agricultural Economics, Budapest, Hungary
     
  • Member of several government and industry committees and task forces 

Education

  • PhD Agricultural Economics, Himachal Pradesh Agricultural University, 1990
     
  • MSc Agricultural Economics, Himachal Pradesh Agricultural University, 1987
     
  • BSc Agriculture, Himachal Pradesh Agricultural University, 1984
 
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Contact

aksharma@ncaer.org

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Research Interests

Agriculture