Monday, July 1, 2019

Presented a Webinar on 28th June, 2019 Emergency Preparedness: Emergency Response Planning, from the platform of National Humanitarian Network (NHN) Pakistan.

Sunday, March 31, 2019

National Food & Nutritional Security, and Research Policies: Challenges, Options and Way Forward

Dr. Pirzada delivered  a talk on "National Food & Nutritional Security, and Research Policies: Challenges, Options and Way Forward' at Akhtar Hameed Khan  National Centre for Rural  Development ( ) on 21st March, 2019. A cross section of participants from public & private sectors, academia and CSOs attend the seminar.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Agricultural Value Chain Analysis and Development

Dr. Pirzada  made a presentation on Agricultural Value Chain Analysis & Development in the Agricultural Development Planning Workshop held at Barani Agricultural Research Institute,Chakwal,Punjab, Pakistan from March 30th to 2nd April,2017. Planning theme was realizing a paradigm shift from traditional  to SMART agriculture.
The proceeding of the Planning Session have now been published by Agricultural Department of Government of Punjab.The proceedings carry Dr. Pirzada's presentation on its pages 70-75.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Health & Healing and Conservation of of Wildlife

Dr.Pirzada advised Bahria Town  Pakistan on Zoo Medicine  (Health &Healing of Wildlife in Captivity)& Sustainable Zoo Development (Conservation,Welfare & Habitat Development) from August 2016- January 2017.

MHVA Agriculture & Food Security in 5 Didtricts of Southern Punjab,Pakistan.

Dr.Pirzada led  sectoral Multihazard Vulnerability  Assessment (MHVA)study on Agriculture & Food Security in 5 districts of Southern Punjab, conducted under aegis of National Disaster Management Authority in 2016.

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Chief Executive Officer Roots Pakistan- a grass root development action ( presents paper in the Regional Moot in Khatmadu,Nepal(26-27th August,2015)

Dr. Wajid Pirzada Chief Executive Director Roots Pakistan- a grass root development action ( and Executive Director SAFWCO Foundation (, presented his paper  in the Regional Consultation on Conservation, Use and Exchange of Plant Genetic Resources for Food Security and  Natural Disasters &  Climate Change (CC) Resilience in South Asia,organised by SAWTEE( Nepal in partnership with FNI( Norway.
Dr. Pirzada in his presentation highlighted the  need for conservation  of biodiversity and Iintellectual Property Management (IPRs) for life forms  for just and equitable sharing of PGRs.For more details visit

Monday, May 18, 2015

Link to Pre-budget Seminar