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Dr. Ahmed E Sidahmed

Associate Director University of California, Davis


Location: Davis, USA Anniversary: 1 January 1999


Extensive experience- agriculture & rural development with FAO, IFAD, USAID, AU-IBAR, WB. Led, managed advised, evaluated, reviewed, assessed development, research and emergency programs; coordinated strategies, work plans. Negotiated, raised funds. Organized consultations on global and regional livestock and rural poverty issues. Directed, managed & coordinated agricultural research programs involving universities, CIGAR,USAID & NARS. Recent key words: VCA, African RECs,OneHealth,Animal Sources Foods, Postharvest loss, poverty reduction.