ILRI regional representative, South Asia
Habibar Rahman has been working as Deputy Director General (Animal Science Division), at Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) New Delhi. He has a B.V.Sc. & AH from Assam Agricultural University, M.V.Sc. from Punjab Agricultural University and PhD in Microbiology and Public Health from GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology. He pursued his Post-Doctoral training at the Robert Koch Institute, Germany and University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA. Dr. Rahman’s career includes senior roles in the ICAR-National Institute of Veterinary Epidemiology & Disease Informatics (NIVEDI), the ICAR Research Complex of NEH Region, Gangtok and Shillong and he was Head of the Division, Veterinary Public Health, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Bareilly. Dr. H Rahman bring with him an impressive and well-rounded over 30 years of global research experience covering many aspects of veterinary science, especially the role of animal health for improved productivity. He has a substantial publication record, has supervised many students and received a number of national awards.