Mohammad Monirul Hasan

Country Advisor, Foresight for Food Systems, Social Protection, and Environment

Dr. Mohammad Monirul Hasan is a Country Advisor for Foresight for Food Systems, Social Protection, and Environment in GAIN. Being an economist, Dr. Hasan is working broadly on food systems, food and nutrition security policies, market and trade, micro-finance and poverty, climate change and vulnerability, agricultural efficiency, health care utilisation, and social protection. He coordinates Foresight for food systems transformation (FoSTr) project in Bangladesh under the Foresight4food initiative implemented by Oxford University and Wageningen University and Research.

Before joining GAIN, he worked with the UN-FAO Bangladesh as Market and Trade Policy Advisor for more than four years. Before that, Dr. Hasan served East West University in Dhaka as an Assistant Professor in Economics. He conducted post-doctoral research at the Center for Development Research (ZEF) at the University of Bonn from where he finished his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Agriculture Economics.  He holds three master’s degrees, Food and Resource Economics from Uni Bonn (Germany), Rural Development and Agri-business from Corvinus University of Budapest (Hungary), and Economics from University of Dhaka (Bangladesh).