Irvin Denis Tapera Mpofu
I am a 45 year old Zimbabwean with a PhD in Animal Nutrition [Mineral Nutrition] from Pretoria University and an MBA from the University of Zimbabwe. I have worked in University systems in 3 countries for a total of 18 years where I have held senior managerial positions like the founding Dean of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Rwanda, Head of Animal Science Department in Zimbabwe, Head of Animal Science Department in Namibia. I am a scientist of international standing who serves as reviewer for the South African Journal of Animal Science, African Journal of Agricultural Research, Zimbabwe Journal of Technological Sciences, Journal of HIV and AIDS, Ecological Economics, Botswana Journal of Animal Science, and the African Journal of Biotechnology.
His main research interests include Animal nutrition, Animal Feed formulation, Animal Feed Biotechnology and Manufacturing, Environmentally friendly Fodder Flow Planning.