Naresh Thevathasan

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Associate Professor Ontario Agricultural College School of Environmental Sciences Guelph, Ontario nthevath@uoguelph.ca Office: (519) 824-4120 ext. 52565

Bio/Research

Dr. Thevathasan has worked on food security and international development projects in Ghana, India, Nepal, DR Congo, Egypt, Rwanda, Tanzania and Chile. In November 2017, he was invited to make a presentation to the standing committee on Agriculture and AgriFood, Government of Canada, on the role ...

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Bio/Research

Dr. Thevathasan has worked on food security and international development projects in Ghana, India, Nepal, DR Congo, Egypt, Rwanda, Tanzania and Chile. In November 2017, he was invited to make a presentation to the standing committee on Agriculture and AgriFood, Government of Canada, on the role of agroforestry land-use systems towards climate change mitigation. Thevathasan is also one of the advisory committee members in the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC)’s Voluntary Carbon Offset Program.

He received his Ph.D in agroforestry from the University of Guelph in 1998 and received an honorary doctor of science degree in 2011 for his agroforestry and food security work in Ghana. He has to his credit more than 40 international research publications and 7 book chapters. He is also an associate editor for the "Agroforestry Systems" journal. His life-long project funding is over CAN $7 million.


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