Officer in Charge- Egypt, Scientist

Ahmed has long field and research experience in Aquaculture since 1988. From 1997 to 2003 worked in EU funded project, Multi-Sector Support Program (MSSP) as Senior Aquaculture Monitor. Joined WorldFish at the start of 2004 to lead work in fish farm economic studies and improve aquaculture production systems. Ahmed holds a M.Sc. in Aquaculture Management and Planning (University of Hull, UK) and a Ph.D. in the Aquaculture (Suez Canal University). Over 25 year professional experience in aquaculture development and commercial settings of various aquaculture businesses. Ahmed is leading value chain and marketing research in aquaculture and fisheries sector. Ahmed has experience in coordinating research and development activities of several projects since 2011. These projects include: Sustainable Transformation of Egypt′s Aquaculture Market System (STREAMS),   Youth Employment in Aswan Governorate (YEAP), Improving employment and income through development of Egypt’s aquaculture sector (IEIDEAS), Tilapia value chains for the poor: testing sustainable practices to meet ‘bottom of the pyramid’ demand (AquaLINC) and