Management Board of ORCD Global

Dr DennisDennis Eaton, PhD (President, ORCD Global) Agricultural and Extension Education with Public Administration (Penn State University) Dr. Eaton has remained an associate professor at the River Valley Community College in Claremont, New Hampshire. In his international career he was hired by Rutgers University (New Jersey) as Contract Faculty for the Excellence in Higher Education for Liberia Development (EHELD) program. He was stationed for 15 months (February 2015 to April 2016) at Cuttington University in Suakoko, Liberia. Prior to this he was the National Manager of Natural Resources Management component of the Aga Khan Foundation, Afghanistan (January to October 2014). Before this he was involved in the Irrigation and Watershed Management Program (IWMP) as the Agronomist and Rain-fed Agricultural Management Specialist (October to December 2013) in Balkh province, Afghanistan.

Previously, he was the University Development Specialist (UDS) at Balkh University Faculty of Agriculture from late 2011 to mid 2012. .
He also has been chaired the Coordinated Procurment and Distribution of Pharmaceuticals task force (CPDS) in Afghanistan.

Dr. Eaton managed the Strengthening Afghan Agricultural Faculties (SAAF) Project in Mazar-i Sharif at Balkh University Faculty of Agriculture and the Advancing Afghan Agricultural Alliance (A4) Project in Jalalabad (Doronta) Nangarhar University Faculty of Agriculture. He also served as interim UDS at Herat University in 2009. In this program he conducted workshops in Agricultural Education, Youth Leadership and Agricultural Problem-solving Systems. He also helped plan and develop the university farms and agricultural science and computer laboratories.
Dennis, a resident of Acworth, New Hampshire and proprietor of the Captain Woodbury Guesthouse and the Acworth Village Gradens, is from Massachusetts, USA . He previously had 20 years agriculture teaching, agriculture vocational curriculum development, and teacher education experience in sub-Saharan Africa (Liberia, Tanzania, South Africa and Swaziland). His specialty is with Sustainable and Appropriate Technology Farming Methods with specialties in season extension (greenhouses), vegetable, horticulture, and poultry production. He has a small organic farm in New Hampshire and is married with three grown-up children and six grandchildren.

 

Dr NasratDr Qudratullah Nasrat Secretary General /Director, Organization Development is an Afghan Medical Doctor having masters (MPH) in international public health. He has around 16 years of experience in different disciplines within health system as well as women empowerment and preventing gender-based violence protecting women and girls by working with various national and international organization in Afghanistan, Turkey and Pakistan. He has also founded Organization for Research and Community Development (ORCD) which he founded in 2011 which is the only Afghan NGO getting Special Consultative Status with ECOSOC/United Nations since 2015 for the first time ever in the history of Afghanistan.
Dr Nasrat has directly overseen the implementation of more than 100 medium to large scale projects in partnership with international donors (World Bank, European Union) and various UN agencies including UN Women, UNICEF, WHO, UNODC, WFP, UNHCR, UNOCHA, IOM, and UNDP in the field of health, nutrition, rural development, protection, women empowerment, and refugees. Dr Nasrat has remained elected member of various national and international level forums as described below:
-Member of the Steering Committee of Global Alliance of Vaccination & Immunization (GAVI) for the term 2019/2022
-Elected member of Afghanistan Humanitarian Country Team (HCT) for two terms (2016/2017)
-Elected member representing Afghan national NGOs in the Country Coordination Mechanism (CCM) -2015/2016
-Co-Chair and member of the Strategic Advisory Group of Health Cluster, White Ribbon Alliance (WRA), Steering Committee of Alliance of Health Organizations (AHO).