ICAC Cotton Researcher of the Year 2012
Dr. Yusuf Zafar
A Pakistan-based scientist has been honoured by the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC), the body said in a statement released recently. Dr Yusuf Zafar, who is the director general agriculture and biotechnology at the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission was declared ‘Scientist of the Year-2012’ for his pioneering work in the cotton biotechnology sector. Zafar has over 110 scientific papers (published in national and international journals) to his name.