Feed the Future

 

FEED THE FUTURE INNOVATION LAB FOR LIVESTOCK SYSTEMS

Our Team

MANAGEMENT TEAM

Adesogan

Gbola Adesogan

Director
Professor of Ruminant Nutrition
Department of Animal Sciences
+1 352-392-7527
adesogan@ufl.edu

Eilitta

Marjatta Eilitta

Deputy Director
Department of Animal Sciences
+1 352-392-9567
meilitta@ufl.edu

Ludgate

Nargiza Ludgate

Chief Financial Officer
Department of Animal Sciences
+1 352-392-2180
rnargiza@ufl.edu

 
Hendrickx

Saskia Hendrickx

Project Coordinator
Department of Animal Sciences
+1 352-294-1060
scjhendrickx@ufl.edu


Brigitte A Pfluger

Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist
Department of Animal Sciences
+1 352-294-1062
bap0505@ufl.edu


Cynthia Hernández-Cardec

Fiscal and Adminstrative Assistant
Department of Animal Sciences
+1 352-294-1064
cm.hernandez@ufl.edu

AREA OF INQUIRY LEADERS

Dahl

Geoffrey E. Dahl

Lead, Animal Source Food
Production & Marketing Systems
Professor and Chair
Department of Animal Sciences
+1 352-392-1981
gdahl@ufl.edu

Jorge A. Hernández

Lead, Livestock Disease
Management & Food Safety
Professor
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
+1 352-294-4305
hernandezja@ufl.edu


Arie Hendrik Havelaar

Lead, Livestock Disease
Management & Food Safety
Professor
Emerging Pathogens Institute and
Department of Animal Sciences
+1 352-273-5921
ariehavelaar@ufl.edu

 

Gregory Kiker

Lead, Future
Livestock Systems
Associate Professor
Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
+1 352-392-1864
gkiker@ufl.edu

John Vansickle

John Vansickle

Co-Lead, Enabling Policies for
Livestock

Professor
Department of Food and Resource Economics
+1 352-294-7634
sickle@ufl.edu


Renata Serra

Co-Lead, Enabling Policies for
Livestock &
Co-Lead, Gender in Livestock Systems
Senior Lecturer
Center for African Studies
+1 352-846-0473
rserra@ufl.edu

CROSS-CUTTING SPECIALISTS

Sarah McKune

Sarah McKune

Lead, Human Health and
Nutrition
Assistant Professor
Department of Environmental and Global Health and the Center for African Studies
+1 352-294-5495
smckune@ufl.edu

Kathleen Colverson

Kathleen Colverson

Lead, Gender in
Livestock Systems
Associate Director

IFAS-Global
+1 352-294-7644
kcolverson@ufl.edu

Sandra Russo

Sandra Russo

Lead, Human and Institutional
Capacity Development
Professor
Office for Global Research Engagement
International Center
+1 352-371-0743
srusso@ufic.ufl.edu

Rebecca Williams

Human and Institutional
Capacity Development
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Office for Global Research Engagement
rjwillia@ufl.edu

MONITORING AND EVALUATION SPECIALIST

Sebastian Galindo

Sebastian Galindo

Technical Monitoring and
Evaluation Supervisor

Research Assistant Professor
Department of Agricultural Education and Communication
+1 352-273-0267
sgalindo@ufl.edu

REGIONAL COORDINATORS

Zeleke Mekuriaw

Regional Coordinator, East Africa
(251) 116172000
Z.MekuriawILRI@cgiar.org

INTERNAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Dahl

Geoffrey E. Dahl

Professor and Chair
Department of Animal Sciences

Glen Morris, Jr.

Glen Morris, Jr.

Director
Emerging Pathogens Institute

Sandra Russo

Sandra Russo

Professor
Office for Global Research Engagement
International Center

EXTERNAL ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS

Butler

Dr. Jim Butler

Chair
Former Deputy Director, FAO

Sammons

Dr. David Sammons

Vice Chair
Professor emeritus of Agronomy; Emeritus Dean, UF International Center

Demment

Dr. Tag Demment

Member
Vice president Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (International)

 
Jacobs

Dr. Michael Jacobs

Member
Chief of Party, Mercy Corps PRIME project, Ethiopia

Alarbi

Dr. Asamoah Larbi

Member
Country Representative Chief Scientist for the Africa RISING West Africa Research Project, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

Makkar

Dr. Harinder Makkar

Member
Senior Animal Production Officer, FAO

 
Rothschild

Dr. Max Rothschild

Member
Distinguished professor, Iowa State University

Sack

Dr. David Sack

Member
Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Saviani

Dr. Carlos Saviani

Member
VP Food Sustainability at World Wildlife Fund

 
Turk

Dr. Joyce Turk

Member
Independent Consultant and Retired Senior Livestock Advisor at the USAID Bureau of Food Security

Weldon

Dr. William Weldon

Member
Independent Consultant - Former Elanco Animal Health

Wright

Dr. Iain Wright

Member
Deputy Director General - Research, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)

 
MacNaughtan

Ms. Kristen MacNaughtan

Sponsoring organization representative
Program Officer, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Bowman

Dr. John Bowman

Sponsoring organization representative 
Senior Agricultural Advisor and Program Leader, Nutritious and Safe Foods, Bureau for Food Security, Livestock Systems Innovation Lab (LSIL) Agreement Officer’s Representative

Grings

Dr. Elaine Grings

Sponsoring organization representative
Livestock Research Advisor, Bureau for Food Security, LSIL Agreement Officer’s Representative (AOR) Designate


Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems
Department of Animal Sciences
P.O. Box 110910
Gainesville, Florida
32611-0910
livestock-lab@ufl.edu


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