Dr Munawar Kazmi
Kazmi is based in Islamabad, and has been in the position for 10 years. Before joining ACIAR, he was a researcher at Pakistan’s Agricultural Research Council. He completed his master’s degree at the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, and his PhD in plant pathology from Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad. Kazmi’s studies specialised in mango disease and farmer training. During more than 15 years as a research scientist, he published over 40 peer-reviewed science articles. He is a trained facilitator, and has worked extensively on the Farmer Field School approach, collaborating with national organisations and international agencies in Vietnam, Bangladesh, China, Thailand and Kyrgyzstan.