Managing Director (CEO)

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Training Christian Hülsebusch studied agricultural sciences at the Universities Bonn and Hohenheim. He specialised in livestock sciences with emphasis on tropical livestock systems and holds a doctoral degree in agricultural sciences from the University of Hohenheim (1998).
Career He was coordinator of the DFG funded SFB 308 "Adapted Farming in West Africa" in Niger (1998 - 2000), scientist at the Institute of Animal Production in the Tropics and Subtropics (2000) and Executive Manager of the Centre for Agriculture in the Tropics and Subtropics at the University of Hohenheim (2001 - 2005). Since November 2005, he is managing director of the German Institute for Tropical and Subtropical Agriculture (DITSL).
Experience abroad Christian Hülsebusch has long term research and working experience in Kenya (~ 4 years) and Niger (~ 2 years) and short term experience in Afghanistan, Burundi, China, Georgia, India, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco and Oman.
Research His main research interest is on livestock based landuse systems and their interactions with the environment, camels and their adaptation to the environment, and sustainable wildlife management.
Current Research Projects DITSL Reserch
Teaching Christian Hülsebusch lectures on pastoral livestock production systems, management and utilisation of wildlife and unconventional livestock, and on tropical animal health at the Faculty of Organic Agricultural Sciences of the University of Kassel at Witzenhausen.