Dr. Marcus Giese
University of Hohenheim
Institute for Plant Production and Agroecology
Garbenstrasse 13
70599 Stuttgart
Tel.: +49 (0)711 459 24189


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in co-operation with

Animal Husbandry in the Tropics and Subtropics
University Kassel and Georg-August-Universität Göttingen


are looking for an MSc-candidate with interest in animal nutrition and forage science:

Potential of tropical grass and legume species as feed for ruminant livestock
The Tropical Forages Program of the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) is looking for an MSc-student to compile and analyse the available nutritional and agronomical information of tropical grass and legume species generated at the center during the last decades. A user-friendly database needs to be developed first allowing an in-depth analysis of the data, which will be presented in the MSc-thesis.

The student will work at CIAT Headquarter in Cali, Colombia, for 3-6 months and will be supervised in close collaboration with the Group Animal Husbandry in the Tropics and Subtropics of the University of Kassel/University of Goettingen and his respective university.


For further information please contact: Dr. Anne Schiborra, DNTW, Albrecht-Thaer-Weg 3, 37075 Göttingen, Tel.: 0551 – 397074,