WASD has built a strong network of researchers, policy makers, educators, consultants and employers from all parts of the world to exchange knowledge and experience and discuss current developments and challenges. This directory can be used to help find, support and collaborate with experts from the WASD network.

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Dr. Bed Prasad Khatiwada


Mr Bed Prasad Khatiwada obtained his Masters in Agriculture Science from Nepal in 2004 and involved in food security and livelihood projects. He worked for design and implementation of project and capacity building of rural leader farmers and focused on sustainable agriculture and low external input technologies.…


Executive Director

Professor Gerald O Iremirenis the former Executive Director of the Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria, Ibadan. He is a professor of Agronomy and has taught at many universities, including the University of Benin and the Federal University of Technology, Akure.…

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prof. Dave Cavanagh


Prof. Cavanagh is the Head of Corporate Affairs and Communication for the Institute for Animal Health, Editor-in-Chief of the journal Avian Pathology, Member of the Executive Committee of the World Veterinary Poultry Association, and Chairman of the UK Poultry Disease Group.…

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Yisito Muddu Kayinga

Managing Director

Kayinga Muddu Yisito is from Uganda, East Africa. He is a Community Activist and Social Entrepreneur in addition to his professionalism in education, Information and communication technology, social work, business administration.…

L. A. Odunmbaku


Mr Odumbaku L. A. is a lecturer at Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta. He is. a doctoral student in the Food Science and Technology department of the University of Agriculture. He is married with children

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Dr. Virpi Stucki

Business Partnership Office

Virpi Stucki is a Business Partnership Officer at UNIDO’s Partnerships Coordination Division.  In this role, she supports and coordinates UNIDO’s activities with various business sector entities. Prior to UNIDO, Ms. Stucki worked at the Royal Dutch Shell, the International Union for Conservation for Nature (IUCN) and Aalto University.…

Dr. Afaf Abd El-Raouf Abd El-Moneim Shaaban


Dr. Afaf Abd El-Raouf Abd El-Moneim Shaaban is a lecturer in Department of Forensic Medicine and Clinical Toxicology-Faculty of Medicine for Girls – AlAzhar University-Egypt. She received PhD in 2012 from the forensic medicine and clinical toxicology, Faculty of Medicine for Girls – Al-Azhar University, Egypt.…

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Assistant Professor

Vakur Sumer has been working as an Assistant Professor at the Department of International Relations, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey. He has published several journal articles and book chapters. He attended a number of international and national academic conferences.…

Dr. Ibrahim Saeed Ibrahim

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Ibrahim Saeed Ibrahim is currently a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Soil and Environment Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan, where he teaches the graduate and postgraduate courses in Soil Sciences.…

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Prof. Bengt Henoch


Bengt Henoch is a professor and research manager at Microwave Institute (ACREO) in the research and development of solid-state and identification systems. Prof. Bengt Henoch received is MSc Electrical Engineering, CTH, Gothenburg and PhD in Microwave Technology, KTH, Stockholm and BA in Sociology, Stockholm University.…

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Dr. Sayed Amir Hossein Goli


Dr. Sayed Amir Hossein Goli obtained his PhD degree in food science from Isfahan University of Technology, Iran, in 2009, with a thesis entitled “Chemical production of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) and its use in margarine formulation”.…

Prof. Ehsan Aly Badawy


Professor Ehsan Badawy is a professor in medical biochemistry. She has been worked in researches related to diabetes, obesity, osteoporosis and antioxidants and DNA damage.



Nor’ Aznin Abu Bakar is a researcher at the University of Utara Malaysia.

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Kelvin Jones

Director of International

A cross sector disruptive innovator. The Director of International student recruitment for a global education provider. A chartered fellow of the Chartered Management Institute. Actively advising education institutes and businesses.

MBA, PGDip Strategic Management, FCMI CMgr

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Dr. Chanda Gokhale

Assistant Professor

Dr. Chanda Gokhale is a Doctorate in Food Science and Nutrition from S.N.D.T Women’s University. Assistant Professor in Department of Food Science and Nutrition at Shreemati Doshi Women’s College, affiliated to S.N.D.T Women’s University.…