Chris Jones recently joined the Feed and Forages Bioscience Programas program leader based in Addis Ababa. Chris joins ILRI from AgResearch New Zealand where he was Science Team Leader, Forage Improvement. Chris has a PhD from the University of Dundee and is a forage biotechnologist with an extensive career in science and science management, working most recently on perennial ryegrass. His interests range across a broad range of modern biotechnologies with the aim of developing tools and delivering technologies to advance science and to provide solutions for the enhancement of the agricultural sector.
Chris will be developing the Feed and Forage Biosciences Program in ILRI.