Mr. Ghulam Mustafa Abro


Mr. Abro got his Master’s Degree in Economics from University of Sindh (1968) and a Post Graduate Diploma (PGD in Agricultural Development) from University of London (1993). He started his professional job with the Planning & Development Department, Govt. of Sindh’s Economic Wing in 1970 and as a Free Lance Consultant Development Economist since 2005 with Private Non- Government Organizations and UN Agencies. He served the Public as Senior Chief (BS-20), Science,Technology & Poverty Alleviation, Planning & Development Department, Government of Sindh-Karachi, National Project Director for National Urban Poverty Alleviation Project (Sindh Component) funded by the UNDP, as an Adviser, Planning and Development (BS- 20), University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan. Besides this he has also worked as Provincial Disaster Risk Management Coordinator funded by UNDP and associated with Provincial Disaster Management Authority Sindh. 

He recieved training from Local and International Agencies / Institutions in Rural Development, Water Resource Management, Project Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation & Management, Disaster Management and Development Economics.
Mr. Abro was the Program Officer (Disaster Risk Management) World Food Programme Country Office Pakistan at Islamabad on preparation of Joint Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Programme and Contingency Planning - Flood 2008, Cyclone and Drought, in coordination / consultation with concerned UN Agencies and National Government Agencies.

Mr. GM Abro was also listed on Panel of Experts on Community Monitoring Project of the Chief Minister’s Inspection Team.

He is member of “Pakistan Society of Development Economists”, “The Chartered Institute of logistics & Transport (UK)”, Ad hoc Advisory Council on International Network on Participatory Irrigation Management, Established in EDI – World Bank, 1995, Member, Sindh Chamber of Agriculture.
Apart from this he also has written few papers on subjects concerned to Development Planning and published nationally and also got subscription of Journals and Newspapers.