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researcher , animal production professional

Bernard Joannes Faye, French animal production professional, researcher. Recipient Malbrant-Feunten, Academy Veterinary France, 1996, Gold Cirad, 2004, Chevalier du Mérite Agricole, 2006.


Faye, Bernard Joannes was born on June 12, 1950 in Lyon, France. Son of Raymond Louis and Denise Gilberte (Giraud) Faye.


Doctor in Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary School, Lyon, 1974. Master of Science, Clermont University, France, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, University Paris XII, 1995.

State Doctorate, University Montpellier, France, 1998.


Technical assistant Livestock Service, Awassa, Ethiopia, 1976-1977, Niamey, Niger, 1977-1979. Head biochemistry nutrition service NVI, Debre Zeit, Ethiopia, 1981-1983. Head laboratory ecopathology Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Theix, France, 1983-1996.

Head animal production department CIRAD, Montpellier, since 1996. Veterinary inspector Inst d'Elevage et de Medecine Veterinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Awassa and Debre Zeit, Ethiopia, 1976-1983, Institute National Research Agronomique, Theix, 1983-1988, senior scientist, 1988-1996. Senior scientist Centre de Cooperation International pour la Research Agronomique Development, Montpellier, 1996-1998.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Ethiopian Farmers, 1991, Animal Ecopathology, 1994, Guide for Camel Farming, 1997, The Pedagogical Camel, 2003. Editor (special issue) The International Symposium on Animal Ecopathology and Farm Management, 1994, The International Workshop on the Young Camel, 1999, The International Conference on Desertification Combat and Food Security, 2004. Member editorial board Addis News, 1997-2003, Veterinary Research, Animalis, Revue d'Elevage et Medecine Veterinaire en pays tropicaux, Journal Camel Research and Practice.


President Ngo Association, Clermont, France, 1986-1996. Administrator Veterans Sans Frontieres, Lyon, 1990-1996. Member Association pour l'Etude de l'Epidemiologie des Maladies Animals (administrator 1994-1997), International Foundation for Sciences (advisory 1990-2003), International Society Camelid Research and Development.


  • Other Interests

    Walking, reading, photography.


Married Odile Jeanne-Emilie Chevallier, April 28, 1973. Children: Sylvain, Mariama, Fabrice.

Raymond Louis Faye

Denise Gilberte (Giraud) Faye

Odile Jeanne-Emilie Chevallier

Sylvain Faye

Mariama Faye

Fabrice Faye