Nils Teufel biography

Nils Teufel is an agricultural economist at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in Kenya. Over 20 years, he has contributed to ILRI’s various research projects, including livestock farming systems. Currently, he is engaged in research on animal health interventions, evaluating their efforts to accelerate adoption as well as assessing their impact, and in the development of a standardized system for collection and analysis of data on farming systems and welfare indicators.

His work also includes looking at the role of crop residues in intensifying crop-livestock systems, the effects of improved milk marketing systems on the intensification of dairy systems, and the impact of improved fodder crops and dairy feeding in extensive semi-arid and intensive irrigated systems.

Teufel earned a Ph.D. in agricultural economics from the University of Hohenheim.