Anish is Co-lead at Transforming Rural India Foundation. Anish was part of the senior management team at PRADAN, India’s leading rural development nonprofit. His areas of expertise include creating business organizations run by poor communities and facilitating participation of small-holder farmers in modern value chains. He has been part of erstwhile Planning Commission’s Working Group on disadvantaged farmers, and has been involved in designing programmes on producer collectives. Anish was involved in developing small-holder poultry model, run by poor women, which has emerged as the largest family poultry network in India with turnover of US $56 million. He chairs National Smallholder Poultry Development Trust, supporting more than 11,000 women.