Mrs. Farzana Panhwar is daughter of Fazal Illahi Chowdhury (Late) and wife of M.H.Panhwar (Late) , was born in Karachi on 15th September 1957. She worked in the fields of organic agriculture, bio-technology, genetic engineering, post-harvest technology, environment, pollution, horticulture, floriculture, forestry, education, health, breast cancer, farm chemical, animal husbandry, gender and many other fields. Her more than 200 research papers has been published through out the World and she is a co-author of three technical books and 12 agriculture manuals (un-published). On her research work the U.S.A has given her the Gold medal “The medal of Honor”, Switzerland has given her “The rural creativity award”, & United nation has given her “The best practice award”.
Ms. Farzana Panhwar | Female Scientist of Pakistan
A legend which is unknown to us...
With over 200 research papers published internationally in many languages throughout the world and the recipient of Rural Creativity Award, Gold Medal of Honor from the US and the UN Best Practice Award, Farzana Panhwar stands prominent in a society lacking far behind in education.
Prize for Women's Creativity in Rural Life 1997 from the World Women Summit Foundation. WWSF, a humanitarian, non-governmental and international, non-confessional and non-profit organization with United Nations consultative status (ECOSOC, UNFPA and DPI), works for a new development paradigm with and for women and children.
Mrs. Farzana Panhwar got master degree from Karachi University in Bio-chmeistry in 1981. She has worked on soil chemistry, macro and micro nutrients, composts, organic fertilisers, and growth regulators as applied to fruit crops and post-harvest technology of sub-tropical furits. She has also published a number of articles on animal, poultry and prawn/shrimp feed, raising of shrimp and rabbits, plants of desert areas of Sindh, bio-gas form agricultural waste and genetic property.
President, Sindh Rural Women’s Uplift Group 1994 to 2003.
Managing Director, Soil Testing Laboratory (Pvt) Ltd., 1985-2003.
Manager, Research & Development Engineers, (Agro-chemistry and organic agriculture Wing) 1982-2003.
IBFAN South Asia Facilitating, Talawahugoda, Sri-Lanka.
Citizen Petition, Inc., Amberst, USA.
International Council for Distance Education, Oslo, Norway.
The Third world Organisation for Women in Science (TWAS), Trieste, Italy.
Odi - Agricultural Research and Extension network, London, U.K.
Women’s world Summit Foundation (FSMF), Geneva, Switzerland.
Research papers and documents from Mrs. Panhwar published by ChemLin:
- Acclimatization and establishment of Micropropagation plants
- Anti-nutritional Factors in Oil Seeds as Aflatoxin in Ground Nut
- Bio availability of vitamin A and mango fruit in Sindh Pakistan
- Bio ethical role in collection of local indigenous germplasm and earn money by selling of intellectual property right in Sindh, Pakistan
- Biotechnologically Evolved Rice (Orzya Sativa) Crop.
- Chemicals which show toxicological and carcinogenicity effect
- Chiku or sapodilla - the neglected fruit of sindh
- Climatic change in the past and its effect on Aquatic fauna in Sindh-Pakistan
- Climatic changes of the past and its impact on the biological diversity in Sindh, Pakistan
- Composting as an Organic Fertiliser
- Cultural practice of olive growing and its future
- Dairy goat in Sindh-Pakistan
- Diseases of goat (The common diseases of goat, their symptoms, treatment, and methods used in Sindh, Pakistan)
- Economic and Environmental Sustainability of Mineral Resources in Sindh, Pakistan
- Forest Situation in Pakistan and Planning its Future
- Future of Genetic Engineering and Bougainvillaea Flowers in Sindh, Pakistan
- Garlic (Allium Satvum Litaceae) Cultural Practice in Sindh, Pakistan
- Genetic Breeding and Selection of Mangoes in Pakistan
- Genetic Engineering, Biotechnology, Floriculture and its Future in Pakistan
- Genetic Engineering and Plumeria Flowers Future in Sindh, Pakistan
- Genetically evolved guava (Psidium gaajava) and its future in Pakistan
- Genetically evolved papaya (carica) and its future in Sindh, Pakistan
- Ginger (Zingiber officinate Rose) Cultivation in Sindh, Pakistan
- Legume Chemistry and Biochemistry
- Leucaena - Adaptation, Quality and Cultural Practices in Pakistan
- Mediterranean fruit fly (Ceratitis capitata) attack on fruits and its control in Sindh Pakistan
- Mulch, the Magic
- New employment opportunities in fibre and food processing industries in Pakistan
- Non-traditional Oilseeds and Oils
- Nutrition Requirement of Goat
- Oilseed crops future in Sindh Pakistan
- Post-harvest technology of mango fruits, its development, physiology, pathology and marketing in Pakistan
- Potato (Solanum tubersum L.) - Cultural practice in Sindh, Pakistan
- Responses of plant metabolism on air pollution and climate in Sindh, Pakistan
- Restriction and possibilities of aromatic plants and its future
- Sorghum Practice in Sindh, Pakistan
- Sustainable methods as applied to raising fruit crops
- The Neem Tree (Azadirachin-Indica. A. Juss), a Natural Pesticide Practice in Pakistan
- The Production of Barley (Hordeum Vulgare Linn) in Sindh-Pakistan
- The Role of Nitrogen Fertiliser in Agriculture
- The Use of Biotechnology in Sindh, Pakistan
to improve Agriculture, its growth and bring Sustainable Development in the country
- Turmeric (Curcuma longa) Cultivation in Sindh, Pakistan
- Wheat cultivation in Sindh, Pakistan