Profile – Dr. Narine Babayan
Country Representative for Armenia
Narine graduated with a Diploma of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the Veterinary Medicine department of the Armenian National Agrarian University and was awarded a Ph.D. in Animal Breeding from the Animal Breeding department of the same institution. She also spent six months at the Wageningen International Center for Development-Oriented Research in Agriculture and participated at short-term trainings in France, the Netherlands and the E (Kika) de la Garza Institute for Goat Research at Langston University, Oklahoma.
Dr. Babayan has been the Manager and Coordinator of the Armenian Improved Dairy (ARID) Goat Center since 2000. She is also a Senior Consultant at the Armenia Agriculture Foundation and holds a ¼ time position as a Senior Scientist at the Armenian Agrarian University.
The activities of the ARID Center and other activities related to goat industry development in Armenia were described previously in the IGA blog and in the September 2014 IGA newsletter under ‘Armenia Goat Industry Development Project.’
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