Dr Shantanu Panigrahi's Curriculum Vitae
Updated: Jul 31, 2021
NAME: Shantanu Panigrahi
ADDRESS 3 Hoath Lane, Wigmore, Near Gillingham, Kent ME8 0SL, United Kingdom. Tel (01634) 379604.
SPECIALISM: Environmental and Humanology Scientist
NATIONALITY: United Kingdom
DATE OF BIRTH: 8 August 1957
MARITAL STATUS: Wife, and a daughter (date of birth: 19-9-1990)
1 Hoath Lane
Kent ME8 0SL
Mrs Linda Nicolaides
Kent ME8 0PN
t: Work: 01634 883476; Home: 01634 364067
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KEY EXPERTISE AND EXPERIENCE NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
* Livestock production with particular reference to sustainable farming systems in tropical developing countries: specialism in livestock nutrition (ruminant and non-ruminant), livestock economics and environmental assessment.
* Development of integrated concepts for agricultural development in different agro-
climatic zones: eg oilseed-livestock, root crops-livestock, agroforestry-livestock and
* Project planning, monitoring and evaluation in relation to adaptive animal feed
* Collaborating with non-governmental organisations to encourage the uptake of
* Advising organisations and personnel in developing countries on nutritional,
toxicological and husbandry aspects of livestock production.
* Analysing policy issues relating to economic, environmental and socio-cultural aspects
of livestock production (one major study of urban livestock production in
* Extensive research on
- Nutritional value of human foods.
- Medicinal value of tropical plant products.
- Nutritional and anti-nutritional principles in agricultural commodities for livestock.
- Plane of nutrition appropriate for small-scale livestock production systems in the rural areas of developing countries.
- Toxicological effects of environmental contaminants (including fungal, gaseous) and
food and feed adulterants.
- Diet modifications for reducing methane generation by dairy cows to reduce global
Teaching and training
* Training personnel from developing countries on animal nutrition, and bioassays for detecting environmental toxins. Teaching undergraduates.
QUALIFICATIONS (including membership of professional bodies)
BSc in Pharmacology, Chelsea College, University of London, 1978.
PhD (Thesis on an aspect of Tropical Poultry Nutrition), University of Reading, 1988.
Post-Graduate Diploma (Distinction) in Agricultural Development, University of London, 1994.
Certificate, in Livestock Development (Distinction), Wye College, University of London, 1995. Certificate, in Environmental Science (Distinction), Wye College, University of London, 1996. MSc in Agricultural Development Certificate decision awaited.
Formerly Assistant Editor and Member of the Council of Management of British Poultry Science Journal.
Formerly Member of World's Poultry Science Association and Member of Rural African Network for Poultry.
1974 - Prize for the best A-Level Field Course Notebook at Kingston College of Further Education (Study of Sea-shore and Freshwater Ecology at Bangor, Wales).
1977 - Full College Colours for Services to the Badminton Club of Chelsea College, University of London.
Speaking Reading Writing
English Fluent Fluent Fluent
Hindi Fluent Fluent Fluent
Urdu Basic - -
Bengali Fluent Basic -
Oriya Fluent Basic Basic
India. August 1997; Studying livestock-related activities in and around Calcutta for an MSc dissertation on 'urbanisation and its impact on livestock development in eastern India' -to be submitted to Wye College, University of London.
India. August 1997; Participating as an invited speaker in a Poultry Feed Management (Nutrition) Workshop organised by the Americal Soybean Association (Asia Subcontinent; New Delhi Office - email: firstname.lastname@example.org) & Eastern Hatcheries Pvt. Ltd. (Bhubaneswar; Tel. 0674 40304) at Hotel Prachi Bhubaneswar, Orissa, on August 12 1997.
Cameroon - March 1997; implementing a project extension to the ODA-funded Project R5179.
Zimbabwe - November-December, 1996. Attending a seminar on Small-Scale Decentralised Agro-Industry held in Harare. Presented a paper on the ‘rationale for development of sunflower seed oilcake as an animal feed’. Monitoring progress in Projects C0633 and O0053.
Cameroon - June 1996; project monitoring visit to evaluate project progress in the ODA-funded Project R5179.
Zimbabwe - January, 1996. Part of a three-member visit team developing a collaborative research project with Appropriate Technology International, and local institutions and NGOs on the use of sunflowerseed cake produced from a rampress for dairy and poultry production (ODA Project Code O0053).
Zimbabwe - February 1996; arranging collaborative poultry feeding trials at Henderson Research Station, Mazowe, Zimbabwe, to test poultry rations designed for transfer to small-scale poultry producers in Zimbabwe in relation to Project C0633.
Cameroon - January-February 1995; conducting ODA-funded adaptive field research (Project Code R5179) to promote the utilisation of sweet potato and cassava root meal in poultry feeds through on-station and on-farm feed development and poultry feeding trials in the North-West Province highlands.
Zimbabwe - March 1995; examining Tinytech oil milling operations and sampling sunflower seed oilcakes for nutritional analysis at NRI in relation to Project C0633.
Zimbabwe - May 1994; reviewing developments in the oilseed sector, and developing a project proposal with the non-governmental organisation, the Intermediate Technology Development Group on the use of oilcakes generated by motorised small-scale oil mills for livestock production (Project Code C0633).
Kenya - March 1994; examining root crop development strategies in East Africa; visits to the International Potato Centre, University of Nairobi, Kenya Agricultural Research Institute, International Livestock Centre for Africa, and Agricultural Research Foundation.
Nigeria - February 1994; organising research project at NRI for a senior member of staff at the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (under a Senior Carnegie Research Fellowship); organising a nine-month (June 1995-February 1996) World Bank-funded Research/Training Fellowship for another of this university’s lecturer at NRI.
Cameroon - February 1994; prefeasibility study of farming systems in the western highlands of Cameroon in relation to the identification of a field site to conduct poultry feed development based on root crops.