Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Mahmuda Anwar

Mahmuda Anwar is studying for an MSc in Capacity Development & Extension in the University of Guelph. She obtained MSc. in Soil Science from Agriculture University, Bangladesh in 2008. She has over 10 years of working experience in Agriculture Extension, Community IPM and media and communication development. She has served as an Agriculture Extension Officer under Ministry of Agriculture, Bangladesh(1994-98), Master Trainer in Danish International Development Assistance (DANIDA) funded project(1998-2002 & 2004-2007), Agriculture Information Officer under Agriculture Information Service, Bangladesh( 2009-2010).

Mahmuda has working experience with government, non-government and donor agency as well as with end users at the field level. She has professional experience on tropical agriculture given emphasis on crop production and crop protection, skilled in organizing and facilitating training programs for farmers on agriculture crop production, farmers group formation and use of Information and Communication Technologies(ICTs)by the farmers.

Mahmuda has keen interest working with farmers specially with women in rural development in the field of agriculture, capacity development for farmers and media and communication development at the grassroots level. She has several professional trainings, trainers of training(ToT) and got exposure in international farming community in Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and Denmark. She is member of several professional agricultural organizations in Bangladesh.

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