Hilda Vasanthakaalam

Last Name Vasanthakaalam
First Name Hilda
Your function Dean
Your institution College of Agriculture Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, University of Rwanda
Other, precise Academic institution
Postal address Dr. Hilda Vasanthakaalam PhD (Food Science and Nutrition),
College of Agriculture, Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine (CAAVM)
BP:3900 (interwiki inconnu), UR NYARUGENGE Campus,
University of Rwanda (UR), Kigali, Rwanda.
www.cavm.ur.ac.rw / ur.ac.rw
City Kigali
Country Rwanda
Other country Rwanda
Your area of work
  • RechercheResearchInvestigación
  • Animation et formationTrainingAnimación y Formación
Theme of expertise
  • Transformation Post-récoltePost Harvesting processPostcosecha
  • Alimentation humaineHuman food and nutritionAlimentación y nutrición humana
First working language Anglais | English | Ingles
Other language, specify Food analysis - sensory, chemical and microbiological
What do you expect of a collaborative network on quinoa? Working together for:
1. learning through exchange of information / knowledge
2. sharing of resources for mutual benefit
3. identification of solution through research for solving a common problem
4. publication of results obtained
5. reaching communities to teach the resolved problem
What degree of interest do you have in professional networks? a great deal if we can work together to solve common problems for the betterment of human race
What suggestions would you make for the future development of the quinoa network? 1. create awareness about it in the East African Community Region
2. meet with the EAGC and express the importance of its importation as seed / food
3. work with the nutrition desk of the Ministry of Health to diversify the diets of the people
4. develop / formulate new products that will be accepted by the local communities.
What communication tools do you expect for a network?
  • site webwebsitePágina web
  • notes d'informationnewsletterBoletín de información
  • Co-écriture d'articlesco-writing papersCo-escritura de Artículos
Do you have any suggestions for people to invite to the quinoa network (Name - contact email) ? Dr. Louis Butare, D. G. Rwanda Agriculture Board (RAB) (l.butare@yahoo.com ); Mr. Shingiro Bosco (RAB) (bshingiro2000@yahoo.fr) ; Mr. Alexis Mucumbitsi - Ministry of Health (mucumbitsi2002@yahoo.fr)
Are you directly responsible for conducting quinoa crop trials in your country? ? Non - No