Albrecht Glatzle

Albrecht Glatzle
Iniciativa para la Investigación y Transferencia de Tecnología Agraria Sostenible (INTTAS), Paraguay

Albrecht Glatzle is an agricultural biologist with a PhD in Soil Microbiology from the University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany. During 25 years of applied research he worked in Botswana (range ecology in an FAO project, 2 years), Morocco (forage improvement in a GTZ project, 4 years) and in Paraguay (as expert for pasture management and improvement at the Central Chaco Research Station (MAG/GTZ) during 8 years with subsequent additional 11 years as Technical Director of the non-profit association INTTAS (www.inttas.org). During 1977-1985 he was a scientific staff member at the Institutes of Plant Nutrition and Animal Production in the Tropics and Subtropics, University of Hohenheim.
He undertook more than 50 missions to more than 25 countries (conferences, consultancies etc.) and authored more than 100 publications and/or reports and two books (Pasture Management in the Tropics and Subtropics (in German language) and Compendium on pasture management in the Chaco (in Spanish language). He is the recipient of awards received from two provincial governments of the Paraguayan Chaco for valuable assistance given to the development of sustainable land use systems, and was in 2005 awarded with the Fellowship of the Tropical Grassland Society of Australia.
Albrecht Glatzle’s areas of special interest are Management of pastures, rangelands and (sub)tropical forages, Natural resources management, and Impact of livestock on the environment and climate change.