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Independent experts nominated by country party

Nisar Ahmed Memon

First name
Nisar Ahmed
Last name
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Discipline of Expertise
Other Disciplines
Natural Resource Management
Soil Science
UN languages spoken


Job function
Dept. of Land & Water Mgmt./Fac. of Agri. Eng.
Telephone number
92 2233 5780 Ext.344
Work experience
Remained as a chairman of the departments of Land and Water Management and Irrigation and Drainage for 7 years from 1988 to 1996 administrating teaching, research and consultancy activities in the departments; conducting personal research on irrigation, drainage, soil and water, hydrology, socioeconomic and farming system, supervising and guiding graduate, postgraduate research projects; teaching irrigation, drainage, irrigation water management, hydrology, soil-water-plant relationship and ground water physics to undergraduate and graduate classes; organizing and instructing national and international training program. Advised on spray irrigation system at Aiwan-e-Sadar (President Secretariat) Islamabad; remained special irrigation advisor on Sindh Forestry Development project; designed farm irrigation systems under Malir Agriculture Development project. Active consultant on farm water management and salinity and water logging control. Acting as a referee reviewing national and in
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
Ph.D. Irrigation and Drainage, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 1985._x000D_
M.Sc. Soil and Water, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 1981._x000D_
M.Sc. Agrl. Engineering, University of Sindh, Pakistan, 1970.
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. Memon, N.A., S.O. Prasher and R.S. Broughton 1987. Uncertainty approach to subirrigation design. Can. Wat. Resources J. Vol. 12(2):pp. 79-85._x000D_
2. Memon N.A., R.S. Broughton, B. Von Hoyeningen Huene and C.A. Mdramooto 1986. A method of designing subsurface irrigation/drainage systems to maximize net benefits. Can. Wat. Resources J. Vol. ll (4): pp.46-67._x000D_
3. Memon N.A., C.A. Madramooto, S.O. Prasher and R.S. Broughton 1987. A method of estimating the steady upward lfux from a water table. Transactions of the ASAE Vol. 29(6): pp. 1946-1949._x000D_
4. Memon N.A., B. Von Hoyeningen Huene, J. Gallichand and R.S. Broughton, 1987. Subsurface irrigation and drainage on sandy soil in southern Qu├ębec. Can. So. Sgric. Engg. Vol. 29(2): pp. 137-142._x000D_
5. Memon N.A., R.S. Broughton and C.A. Madramooto 1987. Design and Opertion of subsurface irrigation system in humid area. J. Drainage and Reclamation Vol. 11(1):pp. 84-91.
Other activities
1. Member on National task force committee on "Land resources development of arid lands of Pakistan"._x000D_
2. Member on Technical advisory board of Sindh NGO Commission on Waterlogging and Salinity Check, SCOPE._x000D_
3. Expert member on steering committee of "Groundwater resources risk" Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources, Government of Pakistan._x000D_
4. Vice President Sindh and Baluchistan, Pakistan Society of Agricultural Engineering._x000D_
5. Member Senate, Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam._x000D_
6. Member Academic Council, Board of Faculties and Departments, Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam._x000D_
7. Member expert, Board of Studies in Hydraulics, Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, Mehran Engineering University Jamshoro._x000D_
8. Member Technical Advisory Committee, Drainage and Reclamation Institute of Pakistan._x000D_
9. Professional member Pakistan Engineering Council.
1. Award to post graduate studies, McGill University, Montreal, Canada._x000D_
2. Central Overseas Training Scheme Scholarship, Ministry of Education, Government of Pakistan.
Organisation name
Sindh Agriculture University
Organisation city
Tandojam, Sindh
Organisation country