Naresh Thevathasan

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

Bio/Research

Prof. Naresh Thevathasan works for the University of Guelph as an Associate Professor in the school of Environmental Sciences and an Adjunct Professor in the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development. He has worked on food security and international developmental projects in Ghana, Ind...

Click to Expand >>

Bio/Research

Prof. Naresh Thevathasan works for the University of Guelph as an Associate Professor in the school of Environmental Sciences and an Adjunct Professor in the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development. He has worked on food security and international developmental 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 (west Africa). 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.


Click to Shrink <<

Links

Media Relations

Lori Bona Hunt
l.hunt@exec.uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 53338

Click to Expand >>

Media Relations

Lori Bona Hunt
l.hunt@exec.uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 53338

Deirdre Healey
healeyd@uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 56581

Hannah James
hjames@uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 56982

Click to Shrink <<