ATAI Researchers are a select group of leading impact evaluation specialists in agriculture, the majority from J-PAL and CEGA networks.

ATAI is led by a Board of J-PAL and CEGA affiliates, supported by a staff “Secretariat.” To view the full list of our affiliates, see the organization websites for CEGA and J-PAL.

Manzoor Hussain


Development Specialist - Agricultural Research at the International Rice Research Institute (South Asia)

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Manzoor Hussain Dar joined IRRI in June, 2009. He has been coordinating research, seed upscaling and dissemination related activities in stress-prone rainfed lowlands of South Asia, focusing on promotion of stress tolerant rice varieties through multiple partnerships. Dr. Dar has a Ph.D in Agriculture and has a work experience of 10 years including various organizations engaged in Agricultural Research & Extension.