Shamim Ara Begum is a training coordinator with CIMMYT in Bangladesh. Her work is associated with the Innovation Science for Agroecosystems and Food Systems in Asia research theme in CIMMYT’s Sustainable Agrifood Systems (SAS) program. She works closely with the Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia Mechanization Extension Activity (CSISA-MEA), Fall Armyworm R4D and Management, and Bangladesh Integrated Pest Management Activity (IPMA) projects.
Begum’s main focus is on different training modules. In addition, she records the training of all CIMMYT projects in Bangladesh and submits KPIs to head office.