Ms. Farzana Akram
Ms. Farzana Akram
MER Officer- Governance Project
Ms. Farzana Akram holds M.Phil. Degree in Botany from Hazara University in 2008. She started her professional career with Mercy Corps as Community Mobilizer in Psychosocial Program and as a Nutritional trainer in HEALTH, NUTRITION AND GROWTH. The professional career was further enriched while working with LASOONA as Social Mobilizer in 2009. She remained the part of LASOONA team as Project Officer in Cash Grants EFSL Project in Upper Swat, as Team Leader in EFSVL Project and  Project Officer -Social Mobilisation, and Training/Job Placement Officer. She has also worked with ACTED.  Presently, she is working with LASOONA as MER Officer.

In her professional career Ms. Farzana acquired trainings on community based disaster risk management (CBDRM), Project management and compliance, Market readiness, Business management, Gender violence and security. Expert level value chain & enterprise development skills and experience, excellent social mobilization skills and experience, solid team leading and supervision qualities and experience, extensive exposure of emergency relief with disasters hit communities, good knowledge of food security (livelihood restoration and development), Assessment, survey, analysis and research skills and experience, Coordination, events arrangement, strong communication and reporting skills and experience (beside the self-reporting compliance; playing a supporting role in reporting with supervisors and team mates during special conditions happens many times. Practice of annual, mid-year, quarterly, monthly, fortnightly, weekly and activity reporting).

Ms. Farzana is proficient in pashto, Urdu and English, next to this she published certain publications in her relevant field of studies which are as under.

Farzana Akram. Effect of chemical fertilizers on yield and yield attributes in maize. 

Farzana Akram.  Studies on genetic diversity in chickpea, germplasm using randomly amplified polymorphic DNA. 

Farzana Akram. Soybean response to different strains of rhizobium japonicum under irrigated condition at Peshawar-NWFP, Pakistan.

LASOONA affirms to be committed to the well being of masses through promoting ecologically sound developement in impoverished pockets of Pakistan in general and Khyber Pukhtunkhwa and FATA in particular.