Muneer Ahmad Magry is currently pursuing his doctorate from Deakin University Australia. His areas of interest are sustainable livelihoods, community development, natural resources management, sustainable foresty, value chains of Non-timber forest products. Mr Magry has been actively involved in various summits on sustainable development pertaining to agricultural value chains. Mr Magry has ample research, academic and consultancy experience, he has worked with various national and international organizations in different capacities, he has also published various research articles in reputed journals. Mr Magry has also previously worked as a country manager for climate scorecard, a global think tank working on climate change reporting.