Alan Duncan biography

Alan Duncan is Principal Livestock Scientist at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and Visiting Professor of Livestock and Development at the Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security at the University of Edinburgh, UK.

His research focuses on the adoption of feed solutions by smallholder farmers. He has spent several years in Ethiopia where he developed a wide-ranging research program on various elements of livestock system functioning with an emphasis on livestock feeding systems. He has also worked extensively on multi-stakeholder processes to facilitate livestock sector innovation.

He received his Ph.D. in Livestock Nutrition from the University of Edinburgh and M.Sc. in Animal Production from the University of Aberdeen.