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Independent experts nominated by country party

Usman Mustafa

First name
Last name
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Other Disciplines
Agricultural Sciences
UN languages spoken


Job function
Team Leader
Agric. Eco. & Farming Systems Section
Telephone number
92 81 841006/823386
Work experience
Please summarize your project experience (advisory or participatory), including field and practical experience:_x000D_
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._x000D_
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._x000D_
1980 to 1981: Research Officer, University of Agricultural, Punjab Agricultural Department, Government of Punjab. Designing, planning precision land levelling and water channels management.
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
Ph.D. Agric. Economics, University of the Philippines at Losbanos (UPBL), Philippines, 1991._x000D_
M.S. Agricultural Economics, UPLB, 1987._x000D_
M.Sc. (Hons.) Agric. Economics & Rural Sociology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan, 1989._x000D_
B.Sc. (Hons.) Agricultural, Univ. of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan, 1976.
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. 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._x000D_
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._x000D_
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._x000D_
4. Mustafa U. and Qureshi, 1995. "Economics of Catchment Basin Water Harvesting". Progressive Farming, Vol. 15, N°2, March/April, 1995. 67-71._x000D_
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
Other activities
- Pakistan Society of Development Economist, Islamabad._x000D_
International Rice Research Alumni Association, Los Banos, Philippines._x000D_
Pakistan Society of Agricultural Engineers._x000D_
Pakistan Society of Agricultural Social Scientists._x000D_
Alumni Association of Universities of the Philippines at Los Banos, Philippines.
- Merit Scholarship was awarded from the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (1971-79)._x000D_
- Honorarium from Regional Network for Agricultural Machinery of United Nationss Development Program on a report entitled "Accidents through Farm Machines and Imple
Organisation name
Arid Zone Research Institute
Organisation street address
Brewery Road, P.O. Box 615, 87300
Organisation city
Quetta, Balochistan
Organisation country