Clara Viviana graduated with a Masters degree in Biology and an Undergraduate degree in Animal Science from the University of Antioquia, Colombia. She presently works as a Master Researcher for the Colombian Corporation for Agricultural Research (Corpoica) at the Motilonia Research Center. Her lines of research are nutrition and animal feeds and the productive and socioeconomic evaluation of sheep and goat production systems.
She has also been a Lecturer at Lasallista University in Antioquia and the National University of Colombia in Medellin where she taught Non-Traditional Species I, Small Ruminants and Sheep and Goat Production.
Clara has published refereed articles and technical manuals. She recently wrote a technical manual (Manual Técnico de Producción de Leche de Cabra) about the production of goat milk using good management practices. It is posted on the IGA blog and available through the March 2018 – IGA Newsletter. She has made presentations and has participated in courses, congresses and seminars in Colombia, Mexico, Central and South America and the Caribbean.
Clara hopes to pursue Ph.D. studies in a foreign country to expand her knowledge and horizons. With the help of the IGA community, she hopefully will be able to fulfill her dream.
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