Served in Peace Corps, teaching Iranian nationals skills in animal health and livestock production. Distributed and demonstrated management practices for seed wheat and seed potatoes, demonstrated grape propagation techniques and trained villagers in range management.
In 1972-1994 involved in the start up, design and supervision of a livestock project, construction of a feedlot, cattle and sheep handling facilities, purchased sheep flock and imported cattle from US. Administered marketing, cropping, land development, and trained and supervised staff.
Trained eight Agricultural officers, from Nepal, in an Agricultural Marketing Study Tour, a USAID project, which took place in Bangladesh, Thailand and Philippines in October/November, 1998.
Trained seven Agricultural officers, from Nepal, in an Agricultural Marketing Study Tour, a USAID project, which took place in India and Thailand in July/August, 2000. The study tour provided the participants with a sound knowledge and understanding of technical agricultural practices and policies, retail & wholesale marketing mechanisms and approaches in the countries included in the tour.