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Belal Ahmed

Belal Ahmed, Bangladeshi agronomist. Grantee Petro Canada, 1977, International Development Research Center, 1980. Secretary Bengali Popularisation Movement, Dhaka, 1966. Member International Society Soil Science, International Association Studying Common Property, Agronomy Society of America.

Background

  • Ahmed, Belal was born on June 1, 1949 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Arrived in Jamaica, 1988. Son of Hafiz Uddin Ahmed and Rezia Sarker Khatun.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science with honours, University Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1969. Master of Science, University Dhaka, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, University Würzburg.I., St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, 1978.

    Career

    • Postdoctoral fellow University West Indies, St. Augustine, 1978. Forage agronomist Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute, 1978-1987, Mona, Jamaica, 1988-1989. Agronomist Scientific Research Council, 1990-1991.

      Manager Planning Institute Jamaica, Kingston, 1996-1999. Freelance consultant, since 2000. Consultant United States Agency for International Development, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, 1986, Caroni, Trinidad and Tabago, 1988, 89, United Nations Development Program, Dhaka, 1992.

    Works

    • Author: Political Economy of Food and Agriculture in the Caribbean, 1996. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Secretary Bengali Popularisation Movement, Dhaka, 1966. Member International Society Soil Science, International Association Studying Common Property, Agronomy Society of America.

    Personality

    Interests

    Eco-tourism, reading, swimming, hiking.

    Connections

    • Married Sultana Afroz, June 14, 1981.
    • father: Hafiz Uddin Ahmed
    • mother: Rezia Sarker Khatun
    • spouse: Sultana Afroz
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    Born June 1, 1949
    (age 68)
    Nationality
    Ethnicity:
    • 1969
      University Dhaka
    • 1970
      University Dhaka
    • 1978
      University West Indies
    • 1978 - 1987
      forage agronomist Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute
      Mona, Utah, United States
    • 1978
      Postdoctoral fellow, University West Indies
    • 1988 - 1989
      forage agronomist Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute
      Jamaica
    • 1990 - 1991
      agronomist Scientific Research Council
    • 1996 - 1999
      manager, Planning Institute Jamaica
      Kingston, Jamaica
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