Dr Aryo Feldman

Dr Aryo Feldman
Senior Research Programme Coordinator, BamYIELD
Dr Aryo Feldman specialises in plant physiology and has considerable training in plant breeding and genetics. His main responsibility is coordinating multi-locational activities within the programme, which currently consists of designing, organising and managing field trials with partners from Southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. Dr Feldman received his bachelor’s, master’s and PhD degrees from the University of Nottingham. He received the Humber Prize for graduating at the top of his class in MSc Crop Improvement. His PhD was funded by the Monsanto Beachell-Borlaug International Scholars Programme.

In addition, Dr Feldman has had hands-on crop production experience, using the principles of permaculture, agroecology and organic production as a means of attempting to form a closed-looped system. In 2013, he had two farming internship: one in USA, in a remote village in the Colorado Rocky Mountains that had no supply of local food, and another in Totnes, UK, which is a small town renowned for striving for self-sufficiency.

His passion is in international agriculture and how it can contribute to relieving global hunger, poverty and environmental degradation. He has related interests in the natural resource base, the climate crisis, dietary diversification and food sovereignty.

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