Cur­ri­cu­lum Vi­tae

Professional Positions

Since May 2006: Chair, Animal Husbandry in the Tropics and Subtropics at the University of Kassel and the University of Göttingen, Germany

2001 –2005: Scientist at the Institute for Animal Production in the Tropics and Subtropics, Hohenheim University, Germany

1995 - 2000: Postdoctoral Scientist at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the Institute for Animal Production in the Tropics and Subtropics, Hohenheim University, based at the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) in Niamey, Niger

1990 –1994: Research associate, Institute for Animal Production in the Tropics and Subtropics, Hohenheim University, partly based in Niono, Mali

Academic Education

2005: Habilitation at the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Hohenheim University, venia legendi in Animal Nutrition and Animal Husbandry Systems in the Tropics and Subtropics

1994: PhD in Agricultural Sciences/Animal Nutrition at Hohenheim University

B.Sc. (1986) and M.Sc. (1989) equivalents (German diploma) in Agricultural Sciences at Hohenheim University; specialization in Animal Nutrition and Animal Production in the Tropics and Subtropics