Isabelle Baltenweck: an agricultural economist passionate about making the world a better place for women and men in livestock

On International Women and Girl’s in Science day, we celebrate …

CGIAR Research Program on Livestock

Livestock_CRP_IsabelleBaltenweck_ageconomist_editThe CGIAR Research Program on Livestock recently announced with pleasure the appointment of Dr. Isabelle Baltenweck as its new flagship leader for Livestock, Livelihoods and Agro-food Systems (LLAFS). Originally from France, Isabelle brings to the role close to 20 years of post-doctoral experience in smallholder value chains in Africa, South and South-East Asia, with a focus on livestock farming. She has played a central role in the flagship through its different iterations, first as the Livestock & Fish CRP and in its current form, as the Livestock CRP.

 On International Women and Girl’s in Science day, we celebrate Isabelle’s contributions as an agricultural economist with ILRI for 19 years, while looking ahead to her new role that she is inheriting from Dr. Steve Staal, where she will draw upon her varied areas of expertise in farm level economics, value chains, gender, livelihoods and systems approach.

Here Isabelle shares with…

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