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researcher , Soil scientist

Bernard P Vanlauwe, Belgian soil scientist, researcher. Recipient Promising Young Scientiest, Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research), 2000. Member of African Association for Biological Nitrogen Fixation (AABNF), Belgian Soil Science Society, Soil Science Society of America.

Background

Vanlauwe, Bernard P was born on January 20, 1966 in Roeselare, Belgium. Son of Wilfried Vanlauwe and Rosa Borry.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, 1991—1996.

Career

Research assistant Laboratory of Soil Fertility and Soil Biology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, 1990—1991. Junior expert International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan, Nigeria, 1991—1994, associate scientist Nigeria, 1994—2001. Integrated soil fertility management officer TSBF, Nairobi, Kenya, 2001—2003.

Senior scientist Tropical Soil Biology and Fertility Institute of the International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (TSBF-CIAT), Kenya, since 2003. Leader, east and central africa Tropical Soil Biology and Fertility Institute of the International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (TSBF-CIAT), Nairobi, Kenya, 2005.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Integrated Plant Nutrient Management in sub-Saharan Africa: From Concept to Practice. Contributor articles public to over 60 professional journal, chapters to books.

Membership

Member of African Association for Biological Nitrogen Fixation (AABNF), Belgian Soil Science Society, Soil Science Society of America.

Connections

father:
Wilfried Vanlauwe

mother:
Rosa Borry