Javed Rizvi

Dr Javed Rizvi is an Agricultural Scientist with more than 25 years of research for development and teaching experience in different countries. Javed comes to us from our sister Centre ICARDA where he was working as the Country Program Manager overseeing ICARDA’s largest outreach program in Afghanistan. Over the period of 13 years with ICARDA (4 in Iran and 9 in Afghanistan), he managed several large multi-disciplinary agricultural programs including aspects of research, extension, technology transfer, and capacity development to improve food and nutritional security, diversification and intensification of crop-livestock-silviculture production systems, soil-water conservation, alternative livelihoods, and small scale processing and marketing of agricultural and forest products through community based organizations. He has more than 50 research publications and a book published by Chapman and Hall, London to his credit.

Agroforestry systems for producing nutritious food for smallholders in Odisha, India

A new project in India promises better diets for farmers The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) South Asia Regional Programme recently launched a three-year project: Enabling Smallholders in Odisha to Produce and Consume More Nutritious Food through Agroforestry Systems....