IGA Country Representative for Venezuela
Alejandro Salvador lives in Maracay, Venezuela. He received his Master’s Degree in Animal Production in 2000 from the Faculty of Veterinary Sciences of the Central University of Venezuela. In 2013, he received a Doctorate in Agricultural Sciences from the Faculty of Agronomy of the Central University of Venezuela.
He has participated as an exhibitor in more than 80 conferences, congresses, and courses. Alejandro is the author and co-author of 22 articles in peer-reviewed and indexed journals and three book chapters. He has also participated in numerous publications and TV shows of an informative nature.
Currently, he serves as Professor of Animal Production, teaching Ruminant Production and Sheep and Goats Production at the Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, where he has worked for more than 25 years. He also works as a consultant advising different farms in Venezuela. Alejandro participates as a Member of the Technical Board of ASOCABRA (Association of Dairy Goat Breeders of Venezuela), and manager and founding member of CAVIDOC (Venezuelan Chamber of the Goat and Sheep Industry).
Alejandro participated in the IGA International Conference on Goats in 2008 in Queretaro, Mexico, and in 2012 during the conference in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
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