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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.

Background

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

Education

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

Career

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.

Achievements

  • Engineering diplomate.

Membership

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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Agropastoral systems, sustainable agriculture, livestock systems.

Connections

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

father:
Rafael Garcia

mother:
Carmen (Garcia

spouse:
Maria Victoria Zaragoza Ramos

child:
Rafael Caballero

child:
Carmen Caballero