Sachi Satapathy - Director


As the Director of AF Development Care, Sachi works alongside 50+ staff/ consultants/advisors to guide their pan-Asia operations and partnerships with different country governments and government agencies. Sachi works closely with policymakers, civil society partners, and research institutions to promote collaborations to increase the use of evidence in policymaking and scale-ups of successful social programs in India and the South Asian region. As a passionate advocate for the use of evidence and data in decision-making, Sachi advises multilaterals and donors on effective spending on policy interventions that have the potential to bring transformational change in the lives of people living in poverty. 

He has over 19 years of experience in research, monitoring, evaluation, survey, capacity building program in health, gender, informal labour and livelihood projects in 16 countries with; World Bank (Evaluation of Health System Development project), UNFPA (Implementation of Health Management Information System (HMIS) project, Child Fund(partner monitoring and implementation of child-led projects), Global Fund/The International Union Against Tuberculosis and lung Diseases (The Union) (Tuberculosis Project), World Federation of haemophilia (WFH), Montreal, Canada (Regional Asia lead for project implementation). Mr. Satapathy has published 6 research journal papers,4 books and 50 op-ed in lead English newspapers. He is the receipiant of Infosys Young Achiever Award for his contributory work in the field of international development. 

  • Geographic Experience; India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Bhutan, Thailand, Myanmar, China, Taiwan, Mongolia, Japan, Philippines, Afghanistan, South Korea, South Africa, Kenya, Ghana, Malawi, Senegal, Jordan, Canada.

 

  • Skill set conduct feasibility study, program design & implementation, project management, strategic planning, research, communication and advocacy, data collection, community consultations, methodological design, large sample quantitative exercises (2000+ surveys), analysis, report writing, multi-stakeholder partnership, assessment of organizational capacities. 

 

  • Thematic knowledge:  Gender mainstreaming, Social Protection of women in unorganized sector, micro credit, Tuberculosis, Tobacco Control, Non-Communicable disease, public health program management

 

  • Clients worked with: AFDC, FAO, UNFPA, World Bank, International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union), World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH), German Technical Cooperation, World Vision, Japan Quality & Accountability Network (JQAN).

 

Links to Mr. Satapathy's most recent works (book, op-ed, journal articles);

 

  •  https://www.telegraphindia.com/opinion/for-an-equal-india-a-look-at-details-from-the-world-social-protection-report/cid/1897250 •
  • https://thehimalayantimes.com/opinion/global-hunger-index-2022-why-does-south-asia-fare-so-poorly
  •  https://www.dhakatribune.com/op-ed/2022/11/02/fighting-a-war-with-no-end
  •  https://www.deccanherald.com/opinion/panorama/what-ilo-report-on-forced-labour-means-for-india-1150281.html
  •  https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s41027-021-00320-2
  •  https://www.rawatbooks.com/gender-studies/women-distress-employment-beedi-workers
  •  https://www.devex.com/news/minimizing-out-of-pocket-health-expenditure-for-india-s-poor-87682
  •  https://bmchealthservres.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12913-016-1943-z
  •  https://www.thedailystar.net/opinion/views/news/collective-effort-can-make-eight-billion-dreams-come-true-3187136

 

Contact- director@afdc.in 

AFDC Team

Sachi Satapathy

Director

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Dr. Derek Yach, Former Executive Director, WHO

Advisor

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Dr. Speciosa Wandira-Kazibwe, Former Vice President, Uganda & UN Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS

Advisor

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Dr. Agnes Binagwaho, Faculty-Harvard University, Senior Advisor to WHO Director General

Senior Advisor- Public Health

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Arvind Mayaram, IAS(R) – Former Finance Secretary of India

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Mahjabeen Khaled, Chair, Khaled Musharrof Trust #Caucus on Migration & development

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Dr. Kripal Singh, Research Professor, Andong National University, South Korea

Research Advisor-Environment, Ecology & Agriculture

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Dr. Radha Wagle, PhD, Director General, Ministry of Forests and Environment, Nepal

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Dr. Kyoko Kusakabe, Professor, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok

Technical Advisor- Gender

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Priya M Menon- Seasoned Journalist

Advisor- Media and Communication

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Madhuri Kamtam

Technical Advisor- Informal Labour

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Karan Ayer, Chartered Accountant

Lead- Finance and Accounting

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Dr. Soma Dhar, Ph.D

Development Economist

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Alice Mukashyaka

Technical Advisor- Livelihood

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Roshee Lamichhane

Technical Advisor- Consumer Behaviour Study

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Wafa Singh

Technical Advisor- Education

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Youb Raj Basnet, Social Protection & Public Employment Policy Expert

Advisor-Policy

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Priyanka Chahal, UN DGC Youth Rep@JWFoundation Director -IYCForYouth

Technical Advisor- Health

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Naome Wandera, Deputy Director, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)

Technical Advisor- Gender

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Dr. Tariq Mahmood, MBBS, MD

Technical advisor- Tuberculosis Project

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Taruna Gupta-Secretary-General European Evaluation Society

Technical Advisor- Evaluation

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Neha Gour

Technical Advisor- Health Communication

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Mohammad Naved

Lead- Monitoring & Evaluation

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Dr. Jagannath Mallick, Ph.D

Technical Advisor- Data Analytics

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Dr.Bikash Dash, Ph.D

Research Consultant-Gender Project

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Yazid Salahuden Mikail

Technical Advisor- Data Science

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Dr. Gagan Bihari Sahu, Ph.D

Senior Consultant- Primary Research

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Abdul Rahman

Lead-Child Protection

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Phillip Nsenge

Monitoring & Evaluation Expert

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Sandeepan Tripathy

Technical Advisor- Research and Evaluation

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Vivek Sharma

Lead- IT and Web Application

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