New staff at ICARDA

June 30, 2010 at 5:32 am | Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Dr Abdallah Bari

Dr Abdallah Bari has joined ICARDA as Genetic Resources Scientist, based at Tel Hadya. He will help expand the application of FIGS (Focused Identification of Germplasm Strategy), an innovative tool that allows scientists to ‘search’ large germplasm collections to identify accessions with specific traits. Dr Bari, who earlier worked at Bioversity International, has a Masters degree from IAV Hassan II in Morocco; a PhD from the University of Cordoba, Spain; and more than 20 years of research experience, spanning the continuum from field surveys to the utilization of germplasm in production systems. Ahlan wa sahlan!

Dr Wondimu Bayu

Dr Wondimu Bayu has joined ICARDA as Coordinator of the project ‘Unlocking the potential of rainfed agriculture in Ethiopia’. He is based in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia. Dr Bayu has a Masters degree from Wye College, London University; a PhD in agronomy from the University of Pretoria, South Africa; and 22 years of research experience in agronomy and farming systems. For the past 3 years he has served as Crop Research Director at the Amhara Regional Agricultural Research Institute in Ethiopia. Enkwan dehna metah!

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  1. Dear Dr Wondimu Bayu,

    Congragulation!!! I am really proud of you having such kind of competitive scientist. I hope you will contribute a lot for development as usual.

    Melkam gize and i wish all sucess!!

    IPK, Germany.

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