Mr. Mohammed Farhad (M.Sc., B.Sc.) - Agronomist

Area of Expertise:

  • Training and development
  • Evaluation and monitoring progress
  • designing  and implementing training
  • trade competitiveness
  • value chains
  • design and implement the Competency
  • capacity enhancement
  • improve productivity
  • quality management
  • marketability
  • agriculture and manufacturing industries

B.Sc. (Agri.) 1977/1981, Uni. of Peradeniya

M.Sc. (Agri.) 1986/1988, Uni. of Peradeniya

Freelance Consultant

Membership in Professional Associations and Publications:

Agriculture/Home garden promotion advisor CITIGARDNS Pvt.Ltd. since 1999.

Observer, Sri Lanka Fruit and Vegetable Producers, Processors and Exporters Association (1992-2009)

Committee member – thematic committee on technologies for rural development, National Science Foundation (1998-2008)

Marketing collaborator at Waligatta Agro technology and community service center for development and promotion of select types of tissue culture plants and related services that link with export markets (from 1997)

Former member of the steering committee of University Grants Commission (2006-2008)

Committee member – Institute of Human Resource Advancement, Uni. Of Colombo (2006-2009)

Part time Consultant –Sampath & Prasad Holding (Pvt) Ltd. (2018 -2019)

National Sector Specialist, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) (2017 – 2018)

Freelance consultant – Ministry of Primary Industries (MOPI), CEFE NET Sri Lanka (2016 – 17)

National Project Coordinator, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) (2014 – 16)

Agribusiness Advisor, Agricultural Cooperative Development International/Volunteers for overseas cooperative Assistance (ACDI/VOCA) (2009 – 14)

Middle to higher managerial roles, Sri Lanka Export Development Board (1982 – 2009)

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