UNIDO - Cluster Development - Expert Network
SANKHA PALLAB CHAKRABARTI
Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India
State Project Coordinator & Network Development Manager
Country of Residence
City of Residence
Ensuring Sustainable Development
A result driven professional having over 11 years of experience in
cluster development, micro enterprise development and
entrepreneurship development, marketing and network
development. Have carried out Diagnostic Studies, Need
Assessment Studies, Feasibility Studies for different economic
sectors, implemented Cluster Development Programmes. Hands-on
experience in Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy, Action
Research, conducted & coordinated Entrepreneurship Development
Programmes (EDP), Management Development Programmes
(MDP), Social Entrepreneurship Development Programmes (SEDP),
Livelihood Generation Programmes (LGP), Training of Trainers
Programmes (TOT) and Vocational Training Programmes (VTP).
Have expertise in conceptualizing and designing Detailed Project
In which languages could you support a CD project (proficiency level should be adequate so that you could also hold presentations and do trainings in this language)?
In which countries have you worked on CD projects?
Experience in the following areas ...
CSR in a cluster context
Innovation in a cluster context
Cluster based finance schemes
Export Consortia development
Monitoring & Evaluation of CD projects
Gender issues a cluster context
Poverty alleviation through CD
Development of BDS in a cluster context
Energy efficiency in clusters
Cluster policy advisory
worked in min. 2 clusters on the respective issue and or drafted methodological texts on the subject
worked in/managed a project where the respective subject was an issue, but not directly implemented related activities
Have you ever worked as Cluster Development Agent (CDA)?
Have you been trained specifically on the UNIDO CD approach?
Have you ever been employed under a UNIDO cluster development project?
How many clusters have you assisted as a CDA?
In which sectors have you worked on CD projects?
Manufacturing of other