Ali Akbar

Livestock Expert

Ali designs and develops user need assessment approach, methodology and tools for the livestock sector. He reviews the existing Decision Support Systems (DSS) portal and information database of the Department of Livestock Services, and identifies gaps and requirements to incorporate extreme events advisories, vaccination alerts and heat stress alert.

Ali has experience in livestock production at subsistence and commercial levels, institutional development, capacity-building, livestock value chain, and livelihood improvement of rural farmers. Moreover, he has experience in the formulation and evaluation of livestock development projects at national and international levels, needs and impact assessments, field research, and technology transfer at the user level.

Ali has work experience with the government, NGOs and international organizations. He holds a PhD in Animal Production.