After graduating from the UVAS Lahore during 1982, Prof Qureshi joined the provincial Livestock Department and was involved in semen processing and veterinary research. In the meantime he joined the University again and completed PhD degree. During 2005 he joined the University of Agriculture, Peshawar as professor and was raised to the status of Dean. He has been involved in teaching, research, development and industrial linkages. Prof Qureshi has advised two successive Chief Ministers on utilization of livestock resources in light of findings under his doctoral thesis research reporting losses of Rs.1043 billion per annum. The farmers were organized and linked with various R&D organizations. Livestock Investment Conference was organized in collaboration with SCCI in 2005 inaugurated by the Chief Minister. He organized the International Workshop on Dairy Science Park -2011 as Chief Organizer, inaugurated by Minister for Agriculture and concluded by the Minister for Livestock. It was attended by 450+ delegates, with 103 technical papers and exhibition by 10 business companies. The Second workshop scheduled for 2013 will focus on developing enterprising capacity of livestock and poultry farmers of Pak-Afghan Region. Presently Prof Qureshi is organizing a working team for converting the livestock and poultry meat production setup in the province into an export base for Halal Food Market under the Dairy Science Park. The provincial government, TIKA-Turkey, Pak-US S&T project, Agribusiness Support Fund, Relief International and KPCCI are assisting in implementation of the plan. This will supplement the medium sized livestock farmers in the region through business support initiatives. Karkila - Display Center has been established for introducing innovations into Food Value Chain with special focus on generating decent employment and exportable surpluses.
Ahmed Hegazi is currently a Professor of Microbiology and Immunology in the department of Zoonotic Diseases, National Research Centre, Egypt. Prof. Hegazi received his master's degree in 1979, and his PhD in 1981. Hegazi's research work has been focused lately on bee products and their therapeutic effects. Hegazi Organized and contributed to national and international research projects since 1977 and up till now; he has been the principal investigator on multiple research projects within the National Research Center. He has published 166 scientific papers and articles in national and international journals. He also served on the board of multiple national and international scientific journals. Dr. Hegazi is also the president of the Egyptian Environmental Society for Uses and Production of Bee Products, secretary of the Egyptian Society of Apitherapy, secretary general of the African Federation of Apiculture Associations, and a member of the International Apitherapy Commission (APIMONDIA).
Dr. Vaitheeswaran Thiruvengadam M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., (Zoology/Fisheries Science), Bharathidasan University, Trichy, India. He holds over 24 years of fisheries resource management and taxonomy, and he has received and awarded (Ph.D) Endeavour International Postgraduate Research Scholarship Award (AUS $ 73,200), Doctor of Philosophy, School of Aquaculture, University of Tasmania, Australia. He has served as Senior Researcher and Lecturer in Government Institution of India, Uganda and Malawi. He has been working as a Lecturer 1, Department of Aquaculture, DMI St. John the Baptist University, Republic of Malawi, Central Africa from July 2018 onwards to till date. He got fisheries experience with 24 years in fisheries biology and resource management and seventeen project was completed and handled with wild extensive field surver from Gulf of Mannar, India and form management and extensions, scientific community tilapia, pangasis, catla, rohu, mirgal, brackishwater species Etroplus, seabass, milk fish, mullets, marine species viz, spiny lobster species, crab, shrimp and prawn, biofloc technology, marine ornamental fish and fisheries, with hatchery and culture, feed management, juvenile, cage culture with Victoria Lake at Uganda, and culture of various species, species like finfish and shellfish groups. Project Head: Breeding, seed production and culture of Nile Tilapia (O. niloticus), Victoria Treasures Limited, Kampala, Uganda, East Africa. He has a penchant desire and devotion to Teaching and Research work in the field of fisheries science. He has good experience in handling the classes on the Taxonomy of finfish and shellfish and advances in fisheries biology and physiology to under and postgraduate students. Dr. Vaitheeswaran Thiruvengadam has over 103 substantial publications, including 37 papers in international peer-reviewed publications, 26 National peer-reviewed papers, 12 international conference papers 13 co-edited book, monographs, and training manual, 3 reviewed chapter, 201 external report in English and Tamil newspaper report, and he has new records of finfish and shellfish species of marine invertebrate species of 68 numbers were reported for the first time in Indian coast, Indo-West Pacific coast of Gulf of Mannar, India. I am assisted in the taxonomic description of a new species of cuttle-fish Sepia ramani and Sepia prabahari for the first time from world waters.
Segundo Mesa Castillo, As Specialist in Neurology, he worked for 10 years in the Institute of Neurology of Havana, Cuba. He has worked in Electron Microscopic Studies on Schizophrenia for 32 years. He was awarded with the International Price of the Stanley Foundation Award Program and for the Professional Committee to work as a fellowship position in the Laboratory of the Central Nervous System Studies, National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke under Dr. Joseph Gibbs for a period of 6 months, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, Washington D.C. USA, June 5, 1990.
Aikaterini Manakidou is an Animal Production Technologist and obtained a Bachelor’s Degree from Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki, Greece in 1993. She has been a Veterinary Service Official for 18 years. She has been dealing with Animal Welfare during Transport, at Slaughter/Killing and on Farms since 2007 and working for the Directorate of Veterinary Services at Region of Central Macedonia, Greece. For the last 9 years she has been performing supervision, guidance, coordination and evaluations of the 7 Regional Units of the Region. She has been a Trainer on Animal Welfare during Transport of regional Veterinarians for 5 years and one of the tutors for training the Transporters to obtain the Certificate of Competency for 3 times. She has 3 participations in the project group of writing the animal transport euro-guide for poultry and she is the Author of the Manual of their national written procedures for the implementation of Animal Welfare during Transport. She has represented her country 4 times to European Commission as a National Expert on the same field and she recently belongs to European Commission’s Expert database for the above three fields of Animal Welfare with a view to providing technical assistance and information exchange to countries all over the world.
Zakia A M Ahmed, professor doctor of animal ,poultry and environment hygiene, faculty of veterinary medicine , Cairo university, Giza ,Egypt (Full professor 1996 till date ). Degrees and professional qualifications (DVSC. 1980, MVS.1984 and Ph. D 1986). Field of expertise animal, poultry and fish farming health, management and diseases control .Managing and alleviation environment stress, pollution, contaminants (air, water, soil and farm bedding, mortalities) and impact on animal & poultry immune responses and performance .I had been awarded a peace fellowship to USA, Virginia Poly-tech Institute and State University for Avian medicine researches (Impact of different environment gaseous pollutants on bird immune response to E.Coli O157 and NDV) Faculty of veterinary medicine , Blacksburg, Virginia,USA . Awarded to KSA between 1996-2006 as full professor teaching and supervisors for postgrads candidates (Marine and territorial ecosystems, environment pollution and conservation) .Director of Unit of Ashing Animal Carcasses and Environment Contaminants, Faculty of Vet. Med, Cairo University 2012-2014. Chairman Dept. of Veterinary Hygiene and Management, Faculty of Vet. Med.CU, 2013-2017. Reviewer in many local and international journals, organizations and associations. Participating many national, regional and local conferences , symposium and workshops in fields of veterinary medicine. Member in Promotion committee for assistant and full professor upgrade IN Egypt for veterinary medicine sciences.
Akintunde Akintoye is an Assistant Farm Manager at CHI Farm Limited, Oyo state Nigeria. He previously served as the Resident Farm veterinarian in the same company for 2years and was given the Best veterinary officer for the year 2018. He organizes trainings and seminars on poultry and livestock Management, effective vaccination program and Biosecurity Protocol. He was the resident veterinary Officer at Etsako Central Local Government Veterinary Clinic in 2014. He is the CEO of Avian Mart and Agro veterinary Consult, located in Ibadan Oyo state, Nigeria. He received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria.
Dr. Md. Rayhan Faruque is currently working as Professor at the Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU), Bangladesh. Dr Faruque received his PhD Degree on Veterinary Medicine from the CVASU in 2017. Dr. Faruque received the MSc degree from the Department of Microbiology and Hygiene, BAU, Bangladesh in 1990 and MVSc degree from the Copenhagen University, Denmark in 2003. Dr. Faruque served many administrative positions in CVASU like Director of Clinics, Head of the Department, and Dean, Faculty of Food Science and Technology, CVASU. Dr. Faruque is a Member in Environment and Social Welfare Society, India.”
Ruth has completed her BA degree in economics in Addis Ababa University, and she is studying MA degree in Admas University. She is an examiner in Ethiopia custom and revenue commission. She has been participated in different volunteering and charity organization. And she has been nominated as Global Good will Ambassador from Ethiopia in 2019.
Bethany Chamberlin has completed her Bachelor of Science from Writtle University College and has furthered her studies at the Academy Of Applied Zoopharmacognosy. Today, Bethany continues to help animals by providing them with the opportunity to use their innate abilitly to self medicate and enrich the enivornments in which animals live. She gives lectures to college and university students and has written many articles
Zinabu Nigus Belay has been working as a Assistant Researcher at Humera Agricultural Research Center, Humera, simultaneously pursuing MSc at Mekelle University, Mekell , Ethiopia . He previously worked as a Farm Manager, Veterinary Technician and Assistant Researcher at Abergelle Agricultural Research Center, Abi-Adi, Ethiopia. He has published few articles in National Journals. He does his contribution as an Researcher by teaching farmers concerning to Animal Health.
Berhanu Tadesse Sori, currently working in Livestock Nutrition Center LLC, Ethiopia as an Expert. He did his Bachelors degree in animal science at Jimma University. He also had experiences in few researches in Poultry Production. He received an Certificate Award for active participation and effort for the betterment of Artificial Insemination Techniques (AI)
Dr. Lukman Akanji Omoniyi was trained as a professional Educator and obtained the National Certificate of Education (NCE) in 2001. He thereafter proceeded to Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. where he bagged a Bachelor degree in Agriculture, Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy in 2006, 2010, and 2014 respectively as a professional Agriculturist with a special focus in the field of Animal Science and Nutrition. Lukman Omoniyi also studied as a research scholar at University of Wisconsin Madison, WI, USA in 2012. Lukman is diligent and a suave academic who put in his best in teaching and human capital development as attested by scholar that passed tutelage through him. Akanji is an accomplished academic and prolific writer. He has published so many papers including Edited Conference Proceeding, Journals and Articles, Textbooks and referred conference papers in both local and international peer reviewed and still counting. His research interest includes novel feeding resources for both small and a large ruminant animals as well as rabbit, Studies on feeding regimes for ruminant and rabbits and application of molecular biology to Study the rumen micro flora of ruminants animals. Dr. Omoniyi is a practicing Agriculturist, a consultant, a teacher, an examiner, a professional and registered Animal Scientist (RAS) with the famous Nigeria Institute of Animal Science (NIAS), a successful entrepreneur, a distinguished member of various professional body locally and internationally. He is a recipient of award too numerous to mention. He is the chief promoter of Everbest Feed mill in Nigeria, the producer of livestock and aqua-cultural feeds and the managing Director and chief executive officer of MOAB Agro-Allied Ventures.
Tinka Plese, Croatian scientist, conservationist, has lived in Colombia since 1987. After finishing her graduate degree in natural sciences in Croatia, she worked for two years at the University of Miami in the PhD programme. In 1996 she received two sloths to be atended and rehabilitated. She never imagined that this humanitarian act would change the course of her professional life. She is a founder and leads the program of the AIUNAU Foundation. Tinka Plese has been a member of the IUCN SSC Anteater, Sloth and Armadillo Specialist Group since 2009.
Abraham Belete is an employee of university of Gondar. He has been providing supportive services for these who are students of university of Gondar in veterinary medicine and for guys who live around university of Gondar(by giving a confirmatory diagnosis for their domestic animals such as: dogs, cats, sheep, goats, cattle, and the like. As assistance, Abraham’s goal is to accomplish the Gondar University’s mission and vision to be shown at national level and the world as well and to transfer it to the next generations as it is. Abraham brings to his position a well-established background in Veterinary laboratory technology and professional services. Prior to taking on national mission critical services in 2018, he has been guiding both students of doctor of veterinary medicine and master of science in veterinary medicine, where he has been working for over a years. His experience in this profession involved roles at the technical assistance level, developing and delivering technical laboratory skills for these who have been doing their research in laboratory, as well as responsibilities in guiding laboratory activities. He has been serving the communities who live around Gondar Town. Abraham holds a degree in Veterinary Laboratory Technology from Addis Ababa University College of veterinary medicine and agriculture in Bishoftu, Ethiopia.
Samuel Emmanuel ALU Is a Senior Lecturer and a Registered Animal Scientist (RAS 01506) of the Nigerian Institute of Animal Science; he holds a Ph.D. in Animal Nutrition since 2014 from the prestigious Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Nigeria. He’s been researching and teaching in the areas Animal Nutrition, Biotechnology, Production and Management for over 13 years and has supervised many undergraduate and postgraduate students. He has published over 35 researched articles in both local and international journals of high repute and presented papers in other countries including Egypt (Ain Sokhna 2014), Czech Republic (Prague 2015) among others. Dr. Alu is the author of the book “Primer of Animal Nutrition & Biochemistry".
Starting with the one farm of 160,000 broilers in 2004 David has built a business that today is contract farming multiple sites and is now farming 1.6M birds at any one time. David has always adopted new thinking to existing challenges from the start and is recognised as one of the world’s leading authorities on poultry technologies and digital solutions. In addition to farming poultry David and his company Applied are involved in extensive research and innovation projects both in the UK and internationally, ensuring that innovation and new thinking remains at the core of his business. Current projects are focused on early disease detection, microbiome management and in shed robotic platforms. As a way of sharing his knowledge and assisting other companies globally David has established the world’s only 24/7 support and optimisation centre that actively monitors and assists poultry facilities globally. The service is truly unique and is known as OPTIFarm. It is utilised by many poultry businesses to improve performance, support and train farm staff and monitor welfare.
Fotsac Dzousse Muller was trained as a Veterinary Doctor at Université des Montagnes in Cameroon, where he obtained his DVM certificate in 2016. Following his interest on zoonosis, he went further to do a Master in Veterinary Public Health, focusing on the Epidemiology of transmittable diseases and the management of health risk factors at the Interstate School of Veterinary Sciences and Medicine, Dakar-Senegal, where he graduated in 2018. His areas of interest include : Animal health ; Food quality and safety of animal origins ; Zoonosis. He have participated with several conference papers in both local and international conferences. He a co-author of an article on Bovine brucellosis entitled Brucellosis in dairy herds: a public health concern in the milk supply chains of West and Central Africa. Published in Acta Tropica/Elsevier. Actually, he working as a Researcher and Lecturer in Veterinary Public Health focusing on food processing industry, hygiene & safety ; and on Epidemiology of diseases at the Agro-veterinary department of Université des Montagnes in Cameroon.