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researcher , Agricultural engineer

Rafael Caballero, Spanish agricultural engineer, researcher. Engineering diplomate. Recipient Agricultural Research award, State Government Catile La Mancha, Toledo, Spain, 1985, 2000; Fulbright fellow, 1981.


Caballero, Rafael was born on September 15, 1946 in Pozoblanco, Cordoba, Spain. Son of Rafael and Carmen (Garcia de Arévalo) Caballero.


Degree in agricultural engineering, High Polytechnic Institute, Valencia, Spain, 1970. Doctor in Agronomy, High Polytechnic Institute, Madrid, 1974.


Assistant professor High Polytechnic Institute, Madrid, 1970-1975, doctorate professor, 1978-1980. Fellow World Bank Colorado State University, Fort Collins, 1976. Technical director La Poveda Field Station, Madrid, 1980-1989.

Vice director Animal Feeding Institute Consejo Superior Investigaciones Cientificas, 1984-1992. Research coordinator European Commission agricultural project Spanish National Research Council, since 1991. Assistant professor University Carlos, Madrid, 2002.

Main scientist High Research Council, Madrid, since 1974, National Institute Agricultural Research, Madrid, since 1978. Consultant European Commission on Animal Feeding, Brussels, 1990, Eisenhower Foundation, Spokane, Washington, 1993. Reviewer research proposals European Commission-Fair Programme, 1998.


  • Engineering diplomate.


President housing cooperative Ministry of Education and Science, Madrid, 1977—1983. Member of Henry A. Wallace Institute Alternative Agriculture, British Society Animal Science, British Grassland Society, Spanish Grassland Society (secretary 1975-1977, treasurer 1982-1983, vice director journal Pastos 1973-1981), American Society Agronomy, American Society Animal Science.


  • Other Interests

    Agropastoral systems, sustainable agriculture, livestock systems.


Married Maria Victoria Zaragoza Ramos, June 30, 1982. Children: Rafael, Carmen.

Rafael Garcia

Carmen (Garcia

Maria Victoria Zaragoza Ramos

Rafael Caballero

Carmen Caballero