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Resume for David C. for Consultant / Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing in Zefat, Israel




Occupation: Consultant Industry: Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing
Country: Israel City: Zefat
State: HaZafon ZIP: 13250



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Last updated October 

David C., Ph.D. Agr.  
Welcome to my home page. Use the following links for information about my professional expertise and interests. Contact me at the addresses which follow. 
 
 
Work phone: / 
Cell phone:  
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Home Address: P.O. Box Zefat, Israel  
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Member of: Israel Association of Engineers
 
Objective 
To contribute to progress in international development. Seeking short and intermediate term employment as a consultant for development projects in middle income and third world countries. Specific areas of expertise include projects in agriculture. crop production, integrated project management, farm management, agronomy Certified Professional Agronomist, private sector development, project management team leader, economic development business incubator, privatization, business planning and development, feasibility studies, education vocational and applied technology.

 
Current Responsibilities 
Researcher for field crops & vegetables and head of business development unit, Northern R&D Migal, Israel.

Evaluator of EU FP new projects in different instruments

Monitor of EU FP existing projects in different instruments

Head of evaluation committe in the office of the Chief Scientist in the Ministry of Agriculture, Israel

Israeli representative to and chair person of Euroagri+ network under the European Eureka R&D program

Member of the agrotech board in the Israeli Export Institute. 

 
Personal 
Date of Birth: June th,  
Place of Birth: Zefat, Israel 
Family Status: Singel, children 
Languages: Hebrew, English, Tunisian, Kiswahili, French 
 
Fields of Specialization 
Large project development & management, Horticulture Crops, Irrigation of Crops, Farm Management, Designing and Operating Agriculture Research & commercial systems, Computerization of Data Collection: Data Processing and statistic analyzing. Research Oriented Statistics, Data presentation. 
 
Education 
Courses in different levels in bussiness administration

Ph.D. Agr., Specialization: Computerized modeling of Agricultural systems, Hebrew University of Jerusalem 
M.Sc. Agr., Specialization: Horticulture Crops, Hebrew University of Jerusalem 
B.Sc. Agr., Specialization: Horticulture Crops, Hebrew University of Jerusalem 
Matriculation Tests. General High School, Israel 
 
Experience Click date for details 
Researcher for field crops & vegetables and head of business development unit, Northern R&D Migal, Israel. 
Lecturer & consultant for Special Projects at the Zefat Regional College, Israel 
Project Consultant, Department of Agriculture, Republic of Philippines. 
Chief Agricultural Advisor to National Youth Service of Kenya. 
Mission to Seychelles on Agricultural Training. 
Member of feasibility study for Horticulture projects in Kenya. 
Research worker in the Agriculture Research Organization ARO in Israel. 
Head of Department of Agricultural Studies at TelHai College in Israel and lecturer in Statistics and Biochemistry. 
Regional Advisor of field crops& vegetables for industrial processing to cooperative villages, covering some hectares, in Israel. 
Teaching assistant in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. 
Six month in Denmark as part of a students exchange program. 
 
List of main publications extract

  • C. D. . Water relation of cultivated tomato Lycopersicum esculentum Mill. and two other related wild species Solanum pennellii Corr., Lycopersicum cheesmanii Riley.. M.Sc. Thesis submitted to the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
  • Holzer Z., M. Gutman, D. C., H. Chluch . The effect of Ralgro on growth rate of cattle calves. Yediot Habokrim :.
  • Silanikov N., R. W. Benjamin, Z. Holzer, D. C., M. Gutman .The nutrition value of wheat straw and poultry litter as a supplementary food for beef cattle and the influence of straw consumption on the consumption of poultry litter. Yediot Habokrim :.
  • Holzer Z., Gutman, M. Rozen, D. C., N. S. Seligman, D. Levi . The influence of mother age, calf sex and the season on the milk production of beef cattle and on their calves. Yediot Habokrim : .
  • Silanikov N., Z. Holzer, D. C., R. Benjamin, M. Gutman, A. Meltzer . Interrelationship between metabolism of tritiated water, sodium and dry matter intake by beef cattle consuming wheat straw and poultry litter in free choice. Comp. Boichem. Physiol. :.
  • Gutman M., D. C. . Portable computer for managing of beef cattle herd. Hasadeh :.
  • C. D., NoyMeir I. . Handheld radiometer for estimating range land plant biomass.
  • C.. D. . The influence of early season grazing deferment on the production of herbaceous pasture. Ph.D. Thesis Submitted to the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
  • C. D., F. Manipon, R. T. Donato, B.M. Legaspi, R. G. A. Sardido . Introduction of new onion varieties under pressurized irrigation in the Philippines. Bulletin of Plant industry.
  • C. D., R. G. A. Sardido, D. Reyes . Cultural practice improvements in growing onion in the Philippines. Bulletin of Plant industry.
  • Bongato E. P., J. G. Calibo, D. C. . Field performance of few cabbage varieties under drip and surface irrigation. Bulletin of Plant industry.
  • C. D., F. Manipon, R.G. Pintuan, R.T. Donato, M.N. Suyat . Introduction of Eggplants Under Drip Irrigation in Laguna, Philippines. Annual Bulletin of the Bureau of Plant Industry .
  • C. D., F. Manipon, R.G. Pintuan, R.T. Donato, M.N. Suyat . Introduction of Bitter Gourd Under Drip Irrigation System in Laguna, Philippines. Annual Bulletin of the Bureau of Plant Industry .
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    Detailed Experience 
     
    Present  
    Main focus: Development Director in the Northern Agriculture R&D Master Plan, which aims to promote the agriculture production in the northern part of Israel. in the same institue I am a researcher for field crops & vegetables in  the Northern Agriculture R&D Master Plan, Israel. 

    At the same time: Researcher for field crops & vegetables and head of business development unit, Northern R&D Migal, Israel. Evaluator of EU FP new projects in different instruments, Monitor of EU FP existing projects in different instruments, Head of evaluation committe in the office of the Chief Scientist in the Ministry of Agriculture, Israel, Israeli representative to and chair person of Euroagri+ network under the European Eureka R&D program, Member of the agrotech board in the Israeli Export Institute. Working and collaborating closely with Prof. Rodney J. Fink from Illinois Western State University in regards of proposals for work in the Central Asia region and South East Asia.

     
     
    Starting late I worked as a consultant for special and new programs in the Zefat Regional College and  Israel. My TOR included the development and implementation of new study programs such as engineering school, academic program with a Regional Hospital and new academic program in computer science. 
     
    : Project Consultant, Department of Agriculture, Philippines. 
    In August , I was appointed as a Project Consultant in the Department of Agriculture DA, Republic of the Philippines, on behalf of the Israeli Government, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Division for International Cooperation. 
     
    I was consulting a project called Key Commercial Crop Development Program KCCDP, which envisioned the increase of the income generating capacity of traditionally crop areas. The program encouraged the production of cash and commercial crops geared towards exploiting the opportunities in the local and export market, and providing more value added to the Philippines economy. 
     
    As a Consultant, I was assisting the Department of Agriculture by providing technical assistance to the different offices and units involved in the KCCDP to ensure effective implementation of the program. My specific tasks included the following:

  • Assist the DA in the implementation of KCCDP by providing technical assistance to the program implementers specifically on the introduction of new technologies for high value crops cutflowers, fruits, and mainly horticulture crops, farm mechanization and modern, pressurized irrigation systems.
  • Assist the program implementers by giving technical advice on market development and market matching.
  • Assist the DA in planning and implementing training activities for KCCDP.
  • Assist the program implementers in developing information materials and packaging technologies for dissemination to the target beneficiaries of the program.
  • Cooperates with relevant DA national/regional research stations for technology generation and promotion purposes.
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    : Chief Agricultural Advisor to National Youth Service of Kenya 
    At the above period I served as Chief Agricultural Advisor to the National Youth Service NYS of Kenya on behalf of the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs. My job included participating in the planning of annual farm and livestock projects of the NYS. I produced and submitted annual budgetary proposals of farm and livestock projects. I controlled the allocation of funds to the units meant for farm and livestock activities.On the side of crop production, I visited the farms to advise on improved crop husbandry methods and practices. These visits also helped to identify each farm's potential. Later, I advised on the application of fertilizers, chemicals, seeds, & cuttings in order to step up production. I coordinated and arranged for the teaching of many international courses on various agricultural topics. I also participated as a lecturer as well. I have also sent many officers to be trained abroad. I have identified each farm officer's training needs in agricultural skills and knowledge improvement in order to enhance productivity. Later, I evaluated their job performance and gagged skills improvement. 
     
    December : Mission to Seychelles on Agricultural Training 
    While in Kenya in December, , I was sent on a mission to the Republic of Seychelles on behalf of the Israeli Government, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Division for International Cooperation. The aim of the mission was to survey the agricultural training needs in order to assist the local agricultural production system. The survey included the Ministry of Agriculture's operation as well as that of the private sector. 
     
    Sep Oct, : Feasibility Study for Horticulture Projects in Kenya 
    While in Kenya in October, , I was sent on a mission together with two other experts to conduct a feasibility study for the National Youth Service of Kenya on behalf of the Israeli Government, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Division for International Cooperation. The aim of the mission was to plan and suggest the establishment of a modern and advanced horticulture farm on acres using the best available technology. This farm was to serve as a demonstration farm for the other farms of the NYS. The feasibility study included aspects of water engineering and irrigation, agriculture, and economy.  
     
    : ResearchWorker in the Agriculture Research Organization ARO in a Range Management Research Station 
    Duties included infield collection of information and computerized manipulation of saidinformation. During the course of the research, I was placed in charge of large groups of workers, both in a supervisory role and as an administrator. In , ARO paid for my Ph.D. work in "Modeling and Simulating Range Management Systems" at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. The field work for the Ph.D. was done at the same research station and included aspects of designing and operating agricultural research systems in range management as well as c


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