Institute of Food Economics and Consumption Studies

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests:

Climate Change, Water scarcity, Agricultural Productivity, Food Security.

Personal Data
Nationality Pakistani
Date of Birth 01.02.1987


Year Education
Since 04/2016 PhD student at the Department of Food Economics and Consumption Studies, University of Kiel, Germany
09/2009-11/2011 M.Sc. (Hons.) Agricultural Economics, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan
11/2005-05/2009 B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture and Resource Economics, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan
11/2002-10/2004 F.Sc. Pre-Engineering, Govt. Post Graduate College of Science, Faisalabad, Pakistan
04/2000-08/2002 Matriculation Science Group, Govt. High School 336/GB Toba Tek Singh, Pakistan


Work Experience
Worked as Supervisor, Editor and Enumerator in various Field Surveys of IFPRI, USAID and PSSP projects.

(Pakistan Rural Household Panel Survey, Labor Skills Survey, Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey, Pakistan Cotton Survey, Wheat Varietal Adoption Survey, etc.)


Three months internship experience with WWF-Pakistan
Three months internship experience in Education Department under Punjab Youth Internship Program
One month internship experience of Chief Minister’s “Wheat Maximization Campaign” with DO Agriculture Extension Toba Tek Singh
One year internship experience with District Civil Defense Office Faisalabad


Training and Workshops
Take part in the research and writing workshop in Environmental Economics and Policy jointly organized by the South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE) Nepal and Sustainable Development policy Institute (SDPI) Pakistan.
Completed various training workshops for enumerators working in projects Farmer Choice of Wheat Varieties, Rural Household Panel Survey and Pakistan Cotton Survey on Socio-Economic Data collection and conducting Surveys organized by Innovative Development Strategies (Pvt. Ltd) Islamabad.
Attended Training workshop on “Socio-Economic Survey Tools for GEF-UNEP-ILRI Asia FAnGR Project”.
Basic General, First Aid and Fire Fighting trainings by District Civil Defense Office Faisalabad


Member of South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE), Nepal.
Field Hearing Partner from Pakistan, Initiative for Equality, USA.


Research Reports
Internship report on “Comparative cost benefit analysis and reduced use of inputs in Better Management Practices (BMP) plots in accordance with Farmer plots in Toba Tek Singh District” submitted to WWF-Pakistan.


Scholarships and Awards
HEC/DAAD Overseas Scholarship for doctoral studies in Germany


PhD Thesis title:

Assessment of Potential Impacts of Climate-induced Water Shortage on Grain Production and Food Security in Pakistan.