Professional experience

August-September 2006: Proyecto técnico BID-CODESPA (FAPES), Honduras :
"Producción artesanal de jugo de sábila (Aloe vera barbadensis Miller) para exportación -
1ra. fase: 100 botellas al día"
(Artisanal production of Aloe vera juice)

From April 2002 onward: Pilot projects EPICURA Sàrl, Euseigne, Switzerland:
Medicinal plant juice production in Honduras
December 2000 - March 2001: presentation of the Ph.D. Thesis at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT), at the Programa Regional de Maíz (PRM), Guatemala City, Guatemala, at the Guatemalan Institute of Agricultural Sciences (ICTA), Headquarters, Barcenas, Guatemala as well as at the ICTA regional offices in Panzos, Polochic Watershed, Guatemala
September 1995 - June 2000: Ph.D. in Natural Sciences, Thesis with title
"Technological gap for maize cultivation (Zea mays L.) in the Polochic watershed, Guatemala",
at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT), Programa Regional de Maíz (PRM), Guatemala City, Guatemala and Group of Agronomy and Plant Breeding (Prof. Peter Stamp), Institute of Plant Sciences, Swiss Federal Intitute of Technology Zurich (EPFZ / ETHZ); the Ph.D. included mainly on-farm research and complemented J. Fournier cooperative work as associate expert on behalf of the Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC) (publications in English & publicaciones en español)
January-November 1994: Various feasibility studies for “Deenajana Abhyudaya Seva Mandal”
(Hyderabad, India), a Non-Governmental Organisation collaborating with Rehaswiss
(another NGO based in Bern, Switzerland) and the Swiss Development Cooperation agency (SDC, Bern) :
study of erosion control measures, biological control of insects, etc.
March-September 1991: practical work (cassava physiology), at the International Tropical Agricultural Research Centre (CIAT), Cali, Colombia
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