Shankar Rai

Lead Trainer
, independent consultant
Profile / Bio: 

Shankar Rai is the Lead Trainer. He is a bio-engineering practitioner with 32 years of professional experience in assessment, design, implementation and supervision of slope protection and erosion control works of roadside slope and watershed adopting bioengineering techniques in Nepal, TimorLeste, Indonesia and Viet Nam. In doing so, he delivers practical field-based training on landslide assessment and bioengineering applications for Road Engineers, Sub-engineers, Supervisors and Foresters. He has a long experience of working in Nepal on bio-engineering applications with Department of Roads, and Department of Local Infrastructure Development and Agriculture Roads in Nepal with various projects funded by Department for International Development (DFID), Asian Development Bank (ADB), German Technical Support (GIZ), and Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)