Kailash Rijal, Master on Business Administration (MBA) in Finance from Tribhuvan University, Nepal (1996 AD) and Master of Arts (MA) in Development Studies from International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) of Erasmus University, The Netherlands (2007 AD), has been intensively involved, in the project proposal preparation, project implementation, monitoring and evaluation, stakeholders interaction, and policy dialogue at the national and international level. His areas of engagement ranges from microfinance to food security, livelihoods, micro-health insurance, natural resource management, DRR and humanitarian response. He has led number of project implementation as Team Leader/Chief of Party there by mobilizing over three hundred staff at a time.
His Post-graduation Diploma in development oriented research in agricultural (ICRA, 2002) in Wageningen, The Netherlands has become very much instrumental for the research and studies at DEPROSC-Nepal as well at individual consultant. Moreover, Mr. Rijal has contributed in the field of microfinance as Board Director for more than 8 years in Deprosc Laghubitta Bittiya Bittiya Sanstha (Microfinance Bank). Participation and paper presentation in the national and international workshops/seminars have been an effective means of knowledge acquisition and sharing for Mr. Rijal.