Ahmed is a Nutrition and Food Systems Officer based at FAO Headquarters. Since joining FAO in 2014, he has held important roles supporting the formulation and implementation of nutrition-sensitive food systems policies and programmes at global, regional and national levels.
Currently, he is supporting seven countries in Central and South Asia and Middle East in operationalizing programmatic linkages between nutrition, social protection, agriculture, and urban planning.
Earlier, he worked in the Joint FAO/WHO Secretariat for the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2), and actively supported engagements with countries and parliamentarians to reach consensus on the outcome documents of the conference.
Ahmed specializes in nutrition and agricultural economics and possesses a post graduate degree from the University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, Canada.