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Expert NameMr. Usman Mustafa
TitleTeam Leader
DivisionAgric. Eco. & Farming Systems Section
InstitutionArid Zone Research Institute
CityQuetta, Balochistan
Telephone92 81 841006/823386
Work ExperiencePlease summarize your project experience (advisory or participatory), including field and practical experience: 1994 to date: Team Leader, Agricultural Economics and Farming Systems Section, Arid Zone Research Centre, PARC, Quetta, Pakistan. Planning, designing, and conducting studies related to the socio-economics & rural development. Monitoring and evaluating (cost benefit) studies conducted by other sections of AZRC. Also to get farmers perceptions about AZRI based technologies. 1982 to 1985: Assistant Economist, Farm Machinery Institute, National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC), PARC, Islamabad. To design and conduct socio-economic research studies related to farm mechanization, farmer perception about FMI designed machines and also to evaluate their profit abilities and demand. 1980 to 1981: Research Officer, University of Agricultural, Punjab Agricultural Department, Government of Punjab. Designing, planning precision land levelling and water channels management.
QualificationsPh.D. Agric. Economics, University of the Philippines at Losbanos (UPBL), Philippines, 1991. M.S. Agricultural Economics, UPLB, 1987. M.Sc. (Hons.) Agric. Economics & Rural Sociology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan, 1989. B.Sc. (Hons.) Agricultural, Univ. of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan, 1976.
Number of Publications49
Awards- Merit Scholarship was awarded from the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (1971-79). - Honorarium from Regional Network for Agricultural Machinery of United Nationss Development Program on a report entitled "Accidents through Farm Machines and Imple
Other Activities- Pakistan Society of Development Economist, Islamabad. International Rice Research Alumni Association, Los Banos, Philippines. Pakistan Society of Agricultural Engineers. Pakistan Society of Agricultural Social Scientists. Alumni Association of Universities of the Philippines at Los Banos, Philippines.
Publications1. Mustafa, U. 1993. "Simulation model for distribution of crop yield based on farmer perception - A case study from Highland Balochistan, Pakistan". The Pakistan Development Review, Vol. 32, N°4, Winter, 799-806. 2. Veen M.V.D. and Mustafa U. 1995. Training Material for ARP-II "Participatory Diagnostic Survey Training Course and Planning Workshop". ARP-II, BARB, GOB, The World Bank. Quetta, Pakistan. 3. Mustafa U., Pingali P.L. and Flin J.C. 1995. "Intensification Induced Degradation of Irrigated Infrastructure and its Effects on Rice Production. The Case of Waterlogging and Salinity in Pakistan". The Pakistan Development Review, Vol. 33, N°4. 4. Mustafa U. and Qureshi, 1995. "Economics of Catchment Basin Water Harvesting". Progressive Farming, Vol. 15, N°2, March/April, 1995. 67-71. 5. Mustafa U., Zia S. and Mirza S.N. 1995. "Socio-Economics Determinants of Biodiversity Losses: Evidence from Highland Balochistan, Pakistan". Paper presented at the International Wo
DisciplineAgricultural Sciences
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