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pathologist , researcher

Christiaan Kooyman, Dutch pathologist, researcher. Achievements include research in the first biopesticide commercially produced in Africa used for the control of locusts and grasshoppers. Member of African Association Insect Scientists, Society for Invertebrate Pathology, Association for Applied Acridology International (associate).

Background

Kooyman, Christiaan was born on October 20, 1952 in Hengelo, Overijssel, The Netherlands. Son of Hendrik Pieter Antonie Kooyman and Margaretha Rijswijk.

Education

Master of Science, Agricultural University, Wageningen, The Netherlands, 1979.

Career

Principal lecturer biology Anambra State Polytechnic, Oko, Nigeria, 1979—1982. Junior science officer Organization Tropical Science Research, The Hague, Netherlands, 1983—1985. Interim team leader Locust Control, Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome, 1989.

Research officer Directorate General for International Cooperation, The Hague, 1990—1995. Research scientist Civil Aeronautics Board International Africa Regional Center, Nairobi, Kenya, since 1996.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in the first biopesticide commercially produced in Africa used for the control of locusts and grasshoppers.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Les ennemis naturels des criquets du Sahel, 1994. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of African Association Insect Scientists, Society for Invertebrate Pathology, Association for Applied Acridology International (associate).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Piano, flute, gardening, travel.

Connections

Life partner Caroline Rachel Nganga, March 16, 1990.

father:
Hendrik Pieter Antonie Kooyman

mother:
Margaretha Rijswijk