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Agronomist

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.

Membership

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

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Eco-tourism, reading, swimming, hiking.

Connections

Married Sultana Afroz, June 14, 1981.

father:
Hafiz Uddin Ahmed

mother:
Rezia Sarker Khatun

spouse:
Sultana Afroz