Azeem Sardar is senior Research Analyst and holds doctoral degree in Economic. His focused area of interest includes; Agriculture Policy Analysis, Agri-business, Livestock, Value Chain Development, Water Demand Management Policies, Climate Smart Agriculture , Disaster Risk Management and Reduction. He was the part of the formulation of Punjab Spatial Strategy 2047 (PSS) to identify district-wise economic potential though identification of growth corridors and nodes of Punjab and furnished a chapter on “Transforming Agriculture for Economic Growth, Prosperity and Value Addition” for this strategy. He prepared a report for State Bank Pakistan on “Estimates of agricultural credit requirement for 2019-20” His contribution in Agriculture ,Livestock sectors growth strategy in Punjab Growth Strategy 2023 is also notable. He worked closely with Advisor to CM on Economic Affairs, Planning and Development and also worked with Chief Secretary Punjab (Agriculture and Rural Economy) for Agriculture development along with livestock, Irrigation, Fisheries ,Forest and Food Departments. He was the part of capacity building programs of Agriculture, livestock departments of Punjab and Planning Development Board of Punjab for developing its policies according to diversification plan and align them with ADP (Annual Development Plan). He developed value Chains of citrus, Mango, Potato, Rice and Cotton crops with Consultation of all stake holders like (backward linkages to farmers, exporters, processors, government officials, research institutes. He also developed South Punjab Development Package of Agriculture and Livestock Sectors and agriculture Diversification Plans for Bhawalpur Gujranwala Divisions. He prepared a META report on Climate Smart Agriculture. He extensively worked on Baluchistan Province to prepare Data Set for Industries, Social Development, Agricultural Development Index, Infrastructure Development Index and Human Development Index. He also worked on Economics Base of Cities, Human Development Forum (HDF), and Punjab Economic Forum (PEF). He is proficient in Word, Excel, Power Point and Picture Manager, SPSS analytical software, E-views, DEA, Stata, R, SAS and Micro fit.