Michael Peters

Michael Peters Tropical Forages Program Leader, Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT; Coordination of Feeds and Forages work and part of the coordination group in/of the SAPLING initiative.
Engaged in 7 OneCGIAR initiatives. Michael worked for more than 30 years in the area of Tropical Forages and Livestock-Crop-Tree Systems. He has worked in Latin America, in West (with ILCA/ILRI), Eastern, and Southern Africa and in a coordinating function in Southeast Asia.
His research focuses on the development of tropical forages and their integration in tropical systems for ecosystem and livelihood benefits. He has ample experience in working in multidisciplinary and multicultural teams, contributing to or leading fund raising, design, execution, management and documentation of multiple agricultural research projects in Latin America and Caribbean, Sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia.
Dr. Michael is on the Management Committee of the Tropical Grasslands-Forrajes Tropicales journal, and on the Management Committee of the Livestock CRP.
Michael was awarded his PhD (Dr. Agr.) by the University of Giessen ( Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen) in 1992.

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