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Bourgeois Lüthi Nancy


Lecturer and researcher in international livestock systems


Abteilung Agronomie

Curriculum vitae


OngoingPostgraduate Studies in Livestock Health and Production at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), University of London
2007-2010M.Sc. in Agribusiness for Development at the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine and School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London
1990-1993B.Sc. in Animal Production at the Swiss College of Agriculture, Switzerland


Experiences and Positions

Since 2013Lecturer and researcher at the School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences
2006-2014Senior research consultant in livestock production and value chains for  Agronomes et Vétérinaires sans Frontières, CIAT, ACIAR, AED/FHI360) in Laos and other countries of the Greater Mekong sub-region (Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand)
1998-2006Consultant in livestock production and research (Oxfam Québec, Agronomes et Vétérinaires sans Frontières, FAO, CIAT) in Vietnam

Project manager and technical adviser at the national dairy cattle and horse breeding project for Helvetas in Bumthang, Bhutan

Researcher at the Jakar-Renewable Natural Resources Research Centre for Helvetas in Bumthang, Bhutan

1994Field researcher in the Participatory Integrated Watershed Development Project, Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC) in the Deccan Plateau, Karnataka State, India
1993-1994Assistant researcher in bovine nutrition at Agroscope Liebefeld-Posieux, Switzerland


Areas of competence

  • Research: over 20 years experience as a consultant or an associate researcher in applied research in livestock breeding, nutrition, health, economics and policy in Switzerland, India, Bhutan and the Greater Mekong Sub-Region (GMS). 
  • Value chain analysis: ten years experience as a consultant in livestock (cattle, buffalo, horses, poultry, and swine) value chains in the GMS. Regularly invited (by OIE, CIAT, ACIAR) at workshops and consulted as an expert in cross-border commercial movements of cattle and buffaloes in the GMS. 
  • Sub-sector analysis: strong experience in regional and national livestock or animal related sub-sector analysis (dairy cattle, horses, goats, poultry, freshwater fish farming, animal vaccines, and wildlife trade) in the GMS, Vietnam, Laos, Bhutan and India.
  • Project Management: three years experience as a manager and technical adviser of a national cattle and horse breeding project in Bhutan.



Team International agriculture – Agricultural production systems


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