Ms. Rasha Omar
Ms. Omar is an agricultural economist and has been working in the field of agricultural and rural development since 1992. Ms. Omar has extensive experience of working in the areas of food security, natural resources management in pastoral and agro-pastoral production systems; community development; capacity building of farmers’ organizations and gender mainstreaming. Since joining IFAD in October 2001, she has participated in the management of country programmes focusing on natural resources management, community development and rural finance as means to alleviate rural poverty and foster social equity. Ms. Omar has previously served at various country stations including Sudan, South Sudan, Djibouti, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rome, Tunisia and Lebanon.