Research Partners

These dairy experts are the basis of the IFCN. They provide the knowledge from their country that lead to unique dairy economic research results.

Below you find all our current research partners.
Farm analysis - Africa
Algeria

Djellali Abderrazak

Horizons Agro-alimentaires Boufarik, Gouraya
Egypt

Adel Khattab

Tanta University Faculty of Agriculture, Animal production department, Tanta
Kenya

Asaah Ndambi

Wageningen Livestock Research, Wageningen
Malawi

McLoyd Banda

Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, Department of Agricultural Research Services, Mbawa Research Station, Mzimba
Morocco

Rajae Filali Mahfoud

Centrale Laitière, Casablanca
Senegal

Christian Corniaux

CIRAD / PPZS, Dakar Etoile
South Africa

Koos Coetzee

Milk Producers' Organisation, Pretoria
Tunisia

Dhiaeddine M'Hamed

CLC Délice, Saliman
Uganda

Steven Aikiriza

Dairy Development Authority, Kampala
Zimbabwe

Linda Nielsen

Zimbabwe Association of Dairy Farmers, Harare
Farm analysis - Americas
Argentina

Hugo Quattrochi

Unión Productores de Leche Cuenca Mar y Sierras, Tandil
Brazil

Lorildo A. Stock

Embrapa Gado de Leite (Embrapa Dairy Cattle) Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais
Canada

Steve Couture

Dairy Farmers of Canada, Ottawa
Chile

Mario E. Olivares

Cooprinsem, Osorno
Colombia

Enrique Ortega , René Pérez

C.N.L.M. (Consejo Nacional de la Calidad de la Leche y Prevención de la Mastitis), Bogotá
Costa Rica

Francisco Jose Arias Cordero

Dos Pinos, Alajuela
Mexico

Rigoberto Becerra

Establo Gibraltar, Gomez Palacio, Durango
Mexico

José Luis Dávalos Flores

Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM FMVZ CEIEPAA), Tequisquiapan
Peru

Carlos A. Gomez

Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina, Lima
Uruguay

Jorge Artagaveytia , Gabriel Bagnato

Instituto Nacional de la leche, Montevideo
USA

Mark Stephenson

University of Wisconsin – Center for Dairy Profitability (CDP)
USA

William Zweigbaum

Farm Credit East, Greenwich, New York
Farm analysis - Asia
Bangladesh

Muhammad Uddin

Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensinght
China

Sam Shi

Dairy Consultant, Beijing
China

Hal Chin, Dou Ming

Beijing Orient Dairy Consultants Ltd, Beijing
India

Kuldeep Sharma

Suruchi Consultants, Noida, Uttar Pradesh
India

Inderpreet K. Kullar

College of Dairy Science & Technology, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, Punjab
Japan

Hironobu Takeshita

J-milk (Japan Dairy Association), Tokyo; Japan Milk Academic Alliance, Tokyo; Nagoya University, Aichi;
Pakistan

Waseem Shaukat

Solve Agri Pak (Private) Limited, Lahore
Farm analysis - CEE & Middle East
Armenia

Anna Yeritsyan, Vardan Urutyan

International Center for Agribusiness, Research and Education (ICARE), Yerevan
Belarus

Anatoli Takun , Svitlana Takun

Institute of System Research in Agro-industrial Complex, Minsk
Czech Republic

Iveta Bošková

ÚZEI – Research Institute of Agricultural Economics and Information, Prague
Hungary

Daniel Mándi-Nagy, Gábor Póti

Research Institute for Agricultural Economics (AKI), Budapest
Iran

Farhad Mirzaei

Animal Science Research Institute of Iran, Karaj
Iran

Ali Sadeghi-Sefidmazgi

Department of Animal Science, College of Agriculture, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan
Israel

Liron Tamir

Israel Dairy Board, Rishon-Le'Zion
Poland

Ewa Kołoszycz, Michał Switłyk

West Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin, Department of Management, Szczecin
Serbia

Rade Popovic

University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Economics, Subotica
The Russian Federation

Vladimir Surovtsev, Mikhail Ponomarev, Julia Nikulina

Northwest Research Institute of Economics and Organization of Agriculture, St. Petersburg
Turkey

Muhittin Özder, Selçuk Akkaya

Turkish Milk Council, Ankara
Ukraine

Olga Kozak

National Scientific Centre “Institute of Agrarian Economics”, Kyiv
Farm analysis - Oceania
Australia

Jon Hauser

Xcheque Pty Ltd., Glen Alvie, Victoria
New Zealand

Nicola Shadbolt

College of Sciences, Massey University, Palmerston North
Farm analysis - Western Europe
Austria

Josef Hambrusch , Leopold Kirner

Federal Institute of Agricultural Economics, University College for Agrarian and Environmental Pedagogy, Vienna
Belgium

Erwin Wauters

Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research, Social Sciences Unit, Merelbeke
Denmark

Susanne Clausen

Knowledge Center for Agriculture, Aarhus
Finland

Sami Ovaska , Olli Niskanen

Natural Resources Institute Finland (LUKE), Helsinki
France

Benoît Rubin, Mélanie Richard-Lenfant

Institut de l’Elevage, Service Economie de l’Exploitation, Derval
Germany

Dorothee Bölling

IFCN Dairy Research Centre, Kiel
Ireland

Fiona Thorne

Rural Economy Research Centre, Teagasc, Dublin
Italy

Alberto Menghi

CRPA – Centro Ricerche Produzioni Animali, Reggio Emilia
Luxembourg

Simone Adam

Ministère de l’Agriculture, Service d’Economie Rurale
Norway

Ola Flaten, Bjørn Gunnar Hansen

NIBIO – Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research, Ås
Spain

National Network Team (J. Llorente, C. García, F. Merelo, A. García)

TRAGSATEC & Ministerio de Agricultura, Alimentación y Medio ambiente, Madrid
Switzerland

Christian Gazzarin

Agroscope Research Station, Farm Management Group, Tänikon
The Netherlands

Michel de Haan

Animal Sciences Group, Wageningen-UR, Lelystad
United Kingdom

Mark Topliff

Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board, Market Intelligence, Kenilworth, Warwickshire
Country Page Partners
Afghanistan

Shakirullah Akhtar

Dairy Expert
Albania

Ilir Kapaj

Agricultural University Tirana
Azerbaijan

Vugar Bayramov

CESD – Center for Economic and Social Development, Baku
Bhutan

Tashi Samdup

Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, Department of Livestock, Thimphu
Bolivia

Felix Menzel

Dairy Expert, Mezza Sucre
Bulgaria

Konstantin Stankov

Trakia University, Stara Zagora
Cameroon

Henri Bayemi, Asaah Ndambi

Institute of Agricultural Research for Development (IRAD), Yaoundé; International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Nairobi, Kenya
Croatia

Nataša Mikulec, Jasmina Havranek

Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb
Ecuador

Rafael Vizcarra

Centro de la Industria Láctea, Quito
Estonia

Katri Kall

Estonian University of Life Sciences
Georgia

Giorgi Khatiashvili

Caucasus Genetics
Germany

Łukasz Wyrzykowski

IFCN Dairy Research Centre, Kiel
Iceland

Baldur Helgi Benjaminsson

Association of Icelandic Dairy and Beef Cattle Farmers, Reykjavik
India

A. K. Srivastava , Smita Sirohi

National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal
Kenya

Emmanuel Kinuthia

International Livestock Research Institute, Nairobi
Kyrgyzstan

Azat Mukaliev

Kyrgyz Agrarian University, Bishkek
Latvia

Agnese Krievina

Institute of Agricultural Resources and Economics (AREI), Riga
Lithuania

Deiva Mikelionyte

Lithuanian Institute of Agrarian Economics, Vilnius
Macedonia The Fmr Yug Rp

Blagica Sekovska

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Institute for Food, Skopje
Namibia

Leonie Prinsloo , Hannes Kemp

Namibia Dairies (PTY) Ltd
Nepal

Keshav Premy

Ministry of Agriculture Development, Department of Livestock Services, Kathmandu
Oman

Othman Alqaisi

College of Agricultural & Marine Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman
Panama

Euclides Diaz

ANAGAN - Asociacion Nacional de Ganaderos de Panama, Panama
Philippines

Naomi K. Torreta, Maria Carmen A. Briones

National Dairy Authority, Quezon City
Portugal

António Moitinho Rodrigues

School of Agriculture - Polytechic Institute of Castelo, Branco
Romania

Rodica Chetroiu

Research Institute for Agricultural Economics and Rural Development (ICEADR - ASAS), Bucharest
Russian Federation

Michael Mischenko

The Center for the Study of Dairy Market "The DairyNews", Moscow
Slovakia

Margita Stefanikova

Slovak Association of Milk Producers (SZPM), Nitra
Slovenia

Ben Moljk

Agricultural Institute of Slovenia, Ljubljana
South Korea

Seung Yona Park

Yonam College, Cheonon
Sri Lanka

Hemali Kothalawala

Department of Animal Production and Health, Peradeniya
Sudan

Nazar Omer Hassan Salih

Al-Neelain University
Taiwan

Juliane Liu

Forefront Enterprise Co., Ltd., Taipei, Taiwan
Tanzania

Jonas Kizima

Tanzania Livestock Research Institute, TALIRI-Tanga
Thailand

Adul Vangtal

Thai Holstein Friesian Association (T.H.A.)
Vietnam

Vu Ngoc Quynh

Vietnam Dairy Association
Yemen

Abdulkarim Abdulmageed Amad

Thamar University
Zimbabwe

Rob Jansen-van Vuuren, Addmore Waniwa

Livestock Consultant, Department of Livestock & Veterinary Services, Harare
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