Hera Lal Nath has been working as a field office coordinator with CIMMYT in Bangladesh since 2015 through participatory and adaptive research for the development of farm communities. He has been involved with several projects focusing on sustainable agrifood system development in partnership with different private and public organizations. He leads a regional team aiming to address mechanization issues with a focus on market base machine innovation, including low-tech solutions of agriculture applications and increasing access to machineries services.
Nath has experience with different international organizations and the UN, where he also led multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams in different geographical contexts to heighten farmer knowledge and improve livelihoods. As agroecosystems and food security is an enduring process, Nath always concentrates on today’s issues that may provide solutions to yesterday or tomorrow’s problems.