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Catarina Batello


Catarina Batello

  Senior Officer at Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Italy

    Research topics :  pasture and seed production, rice-fish integration, pastoral knowledge, genetic resources of forage and grassland species, relationship between food security and crop production

    Catarina Batello is the leader of FAO’s Managing Ecosystems Team of the Plant Production and Protection Division (AGPME). She will address a conference on “Ecological intensification in the action of FAO”


Xavier Poux


Session: Opening session

Senior Policy Manager
Member of the Board of European Forum on Nature Conservation and Pastoralism and project manager at AScA

Research topics: High Nature Value farming, CAP and public policies, agrarian systems analysis.

Xavier Poux will address a conference on the topic “High Nature Value Farming in Mountain and Mediterranean areas”.


Dr. Bertrand Dumont


Bertrand Dumont

Session 1: Forage services for animal production and product quality

  Senior Scientist at Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), France

Research topics:  animal and grazing behaviour in complex environment, agro-ecology for animal production.

Bertrand Dumont will address a conference on “Effect of climate change on forage quality of mountain and Mediterranean grasslands and their use by grazing animals”


Dr. Florian Leiber


Florian Leiber

Session 1: Forage services for animal production and product quality

Senior researcher at Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL in Switzerland.  

Research topics: ruminant nutrition, feeding behaviour and digestion, influence of pasture biodiversity on product quality .

Florian Leiber will address a conference on “Future challenges to maintain grassland services for animal production and product quality.”


Pr. Gerardo Moreno Marcos


Gerardo Moreno

Session 2: Ecosystem services, prevention of risks

Universidad Extremadura, Spain.

Research topics :  Ecology and management of agro forestry systems

Gerardo Moreno Marcos will address a conference on the topic “Multifunctionality and dynamics of silvopastoral systems


Dr. Tzach Glasser


Tzach Glasser

Session 2: Ecosystem services, prevention of risks

Researcher and goat farm manager at Ramat-Hanadiv Nature Park, Israel.

Research topics: Agro-pastoral farming, Grazing management, small ruminant nutrition and production. Interactions between livestock grazing and the ecological system .


Dr. Alexander Wezel


Alexander Wezel

Workshops

  Head of the Department of Agroecology and Environment
 Professor for Agroecology and Landscape Ecology at ISARA-Lyon, France

Research topics: agro-ecology, management of biodiversity, water quality, ecological corridors, and conservation biological control

Alexander Wezel will address a conference on “Agro-ecology and livestock farming” as an introduction to the workshop sessions.


Dr. Serkan Ates


Serkan Ates

Session 3: Combining and reconciling services at farming system and landscape scales

Forage scientist at ICARDA, Amman, Jordan

Research topics: forage legumes in dryland cropping systems, supplementary feeding of legumes,  dual-purpose crops, grazing management and pasture-animal interactions, water efficiency in animal production.

Serkan Ates will address a conference on the topic “Diversification and Sustainable Intensification of Production Systems”


Pr. Charles-Henri Moulin


Session 3: Combining and reconciling services at farming system and landscape scales

Montpellier SupAgro, UMR SELMET, France

Research topics : alternative livestock agro-ecosystem management, innovation in livestock farming

Charles-Henri Moulin will address a conference on the topic “Multiple Services provided at territory scale from Mountain and Mediterranean livestock systems”


Written by: jmfao2014 col
Date of creation: 27 November 2013
Date of last update: 10 January 2014