Sector Manager, Rural Development Unit, South Asia region
Shobha Shetty is currently Sector Manager of the Rural Development Unit in the South Asia region. Prior to her current assignment she was Sector Leader, Sustainable Development in Nigeria based in Abuja. She has worked extensively in the areas of agricultural and rural development, irrigation/water resources management, and ICT for development in East Asia, Middle East &North Africa, and South Asia. She hold a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from Anna University and Masters and PhD degrees in Agricultural Economics from Cornell University. She has spent over half her career in the World Bank outside Washington D.C - a statistic she is keen to maintain.
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