TAA CV - Ms Elizabeth Margaret Alderson

Personal data
Year of Birth: 1942 TAA Member No: 188
Contact Address: 3 St Georges Road
OX10 8HL
Nationality: British
Permanent Phone Number: +44 (0)1491837732 Mobile Phone No: +44 (0)7890191590
Email Address: elizabeth.alderson@btinternet.com Personal Webpage: N/A
Record of posts and assignments
Year Job Title Organisation Country Responsibilities
2014 DAIRY SECTOR SPECIALIST ACDI/VOCA BURKINA FASO Assessment of existing local milk collection and processing businesses; Capacity building for project extension agents / training trainers (TOT) for development of milk production, hygiene, collection and processing to increase milk quality and quantity.
2013 DAIRY SECTOR SPECIALIST ACDI/VOCA PARAGUAY Advising on the transition from traditional dairy practices to more efficient commercial dairy production systems-cattle and goats -for smallholder farmers cooperatives for improved milk production and quality
2013 LIVESTOCK SPECIALIST ACDI/VOCA/WINROCK MALI practical training on cattle fattening techniques and best practices for village communities; Capacity building for the association members to reduce production costs and increase income by providing technical knowledge
2012 DAIRY SECTOR SPECIALIST ACDI/VOCA PARAGUAY identified key constraints to development; formulated strategic plans focused on dairy value chain (production, processing and marketing) development;
2012 DAIRY SECTOR SPECIALIST PRAN/VSO BANGLADESH Assessment of extension methodologies and farmer training in dairy cattle management, feeding, health and welfare, milking hygiene, on-farm biogas plants; employment generation, value chain suppliers for forage/ supplement feeds, veterinary medicines, etc
2011 DAIRY SECTOR SPECIALIST EU EC FRAMEWORK COLOMBIA Identification of Budget Sector Support Program for national dairy Sector.
2011 DAIRY SECTOR SPECIALIST ACDI/VOCA PARAGUAY assessed delivery of extension services and formulated improved strategies for cooperatives extension programmes: conducted participatory workshops for smallholder farmers and extension workers in animal husbandry, nutrition and health and pasture and fodder crop development for increased milk production
2010 DAIRY SECTOR SPECIALIST LAND O LAKES/VSO MOZAMBIQUE one cow per farming family project: reviewed training delivery, practical extension support and husbandry and health techniques of extension workers providing on-site hands-on training to build capacity of smallholder milk producer communities
2010 DAIRY SECTOR SPECIALIST ACDI/VOCA PARAGUAY dairy value chain mapping of the potential milk catchment areas in the northern region to improve food security strategies for vulnerable farmers.
2009 FOOD SAFETY & QUALITY SPECIALIST EU/EC FRAMEWORK NICARAGUA Mid Term Evaluation: Project to improve the capacity of Nicaragua to meet the requirements for export to the EU, by enhancing the food safety and quality systems (including traceability, HACCP, sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures) in four agricultural products, beef, cultivated shrimp, organic coffee and cocoa.
Skills, expertise and qualifications
Principal Discipline:  MILK PRODUCTION/DAIRY
Higher education: University of Aberdeen/Rowette Research Institute,UK 1985/1986 MSc Animal Nutrition Seale Hayne Agricultural College, Devon, UK 1960/1962 National Diploma Dairy Science
Countries worked in:  Burkina Faso; Mali; Ethiopia; Mozambique; Bangladesh; India; China; Laos; Pakistan; Paraguay; Peru; Ecuador; Nicaragua; El Salvador; Panama; Dominican Republic;Colombia; Thailand; Bolivia
Languages: English Spanish French
Last Updated: 08/08/2014