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Ashfaque Ahmed Nahiyoon Training, M&E, QA Manager

T: +92 (0)51 9292064

Address

CABI, Opposite 1-A, Data Gunj Baksh Road, Satellite Town, Pakistan

Qualifications

MSc (Hons.) Agriculture (Entomology); Prince2

I have been contributing towards CABI's mission since 2008 during which I have performed different roles in multiple projects. I have a rich experience of implementing field projects for commodity crops such as cotton, apple, date palm and vegetables which have helped build farmers' capacity. 


I also have experience in research, project development, curricula development for different crops, biodiversity conservation through Natural Enemies Field Reservoirs (NEFRs) technology, plant doctor training, farm management and development of sustainable crop production systems in the context of sustainable crop/ food and nutrition security. 

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Producing better cotton in Pakistan

Cotton is Pakistan’s largest industrial sector. In total though, the industry is losing around 10–15% through poor traditional practices. Using the Better Cotton Standard System, we are encouraging farmers to implement Better Cotton production principles and criteria, Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) by...