Dr. Shahid Ahmad

4 Mar 1953 – 28 Jul 2021

In memory of our dear friend and affiliate, we are dedicating this page for his published and unpublished work as his legacy for the years to come!

With a PhD in Agricultural Engineering from the Colorado State University and an illustrious 45 years’ career with ADB, CSU, IUCN and PARC, Dr. Ahmad was one of the leading water and natural resource management, and climate change assessment and adaptations experts in Pakistan. He worked on more than 60 short-term to long-term assignments with number of donor organisations. His areas of expertise included water management and development, drought and floods mitigation and management, integrated natural resource management, climate change impacts assessment and adaptations, disaster risk reduction and disaster risk management, policy analysis and development, strategy formulation and action planning, proposal writing and review, project identification, formulation, appraisal, implementation, reporting, supervision and evaluation, knowledge management, food security and livelihood development, community driven local development, project evaluation and completion reports.

He authored more than 300 reports in integrated land and water management, irrigation and drainage, salinity management, erosion control, agro-meteorology, resource use planning, participatory development, water informatics, climate change assessment, water policy and institutional reforms. He worked in Pakistan, Libya, Thailand and USA, and represented Pakistan at various international forums.

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