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Mumshad Ahmed Khan

FISHCOPFED


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Mr. M.A. Khan after doing environmental engineering, did his post graduation in Project Management from Centre for Excellence in Project Management (CEPM). He also pursued several professional trainings on marketing management, financial management, export documentation,  import export business management, export of food products to EU & US, international trade in fisheries, EDPs, SDPs and cooperative poverty reduction from various institutions in India and abroad. He joined FISHCOPFED in the year 2008 and presently working as the Programme Officer in FISHCOPFED and looking various regional and multistate projects. He is also the head of international relations division of FISHCOPFED and had also been OSD to the President, FISHCOPFED for the last three years. Through his training projects which are basically focussed on youths, he is promoting cooperative entrepreneurship in the country with the support of various government and non-government agencies and promoting the cooperative values and principles among the youths. As the member of ICA-YC, his motto is to implement the same projects at international level under the umbrella of FISHCOPFED and ICA-YC Asia Pacific.

National Federation of Fishermen’s Cooperatives Ltd., New Delhi (FISHCOPFED) is an apex level national fisheries cooperative federation in the country representing 14,620 fisheries cooperative societies in India with a membership of over 2 million fishers across the country. FISHCOPFED has 90 member institutions all over the country including Union Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India and National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC). FISHCOPFED provides social security to the member fishers through insurance scheme and training extension to the poor fishers on various subjects of fisheries. In the year 2013-14, FISHCOPFED has provided insurance cover to around 3.7 million fishers of the country, which is an time world record.  It is one of the best service delivery system in the country in fisheries sector focusing on economic empowerment of poor fishers. FISHCOPFED is a member of the International Co-operative Alliance (ICA), International Co-operative Fisheries Organization (ICFO) and Network for Development of Agricultural Cooperatives in Asia and the Pacific (NEDAC). FISHCOPFED is doing fish marketing in several states as retailer and wholesaler for the ease of the primary fishery cooperative societies to provide them hurdle free marketing channels and fetch them better price for their produce and strengthen the fish supply chain management of the country as part of food security measures.

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pursued several professional trainings on marketing management, financial management, export documentation,  import export business management, export of food products to EU & US, international trade in fisheries, EDPs, SDPs and cooperative poverty reduction from various institutions in India and abroad.