Md. Zakaria Hasan is a field office coordinator with CIMMYT’s Sustainable Agrifood Systems (SAS) program in Bangladesh. He coordinates all the CIMMYT activities in the Faridpur region.
Hasan completed his undergraduate and masters degrees in Agricultural Science from Bangladesh Agricultural University. He started his career as a research associate in soil science at the Bangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture (BINA), then joined the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) as a researcher in agronomy.
Joining CIMMYT in 2012, Hasan’s main expertise is in agronomy, mechanized crop production, adaptive research, public and private sector engagement, and management of field activities.