Saiful AKM Islam is a monitoring, evaluation and learning manager with the Innovation Science for Agroecosystems and Food Systems in Asia research theme in CIMMYT’s Sustainable Agrifood Systems (SAS) program. He has almost 18 years of experience with different organizations in the monitoring and evaluation field. He completed his master’s in social science from Dhaka University, Bangladesh, and post-graduation diploma in development planning.
Islam has a good understanding of monitoring and evaluation and knowledge management systems especially the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) system and compliances. Prior to beginning this position, he worked with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) as a program specialist and Save the Children International as manager in research, monitoring and evaluation, and learning.