Uruguay

Santiago
Fariña

Dairy production GRASS FEEDING

Biography

Santiago is a researcher speciallized in milk production systems. He currently leads the National Milk Production Research Program of INIA Uruguay. He is an Agricultural engineer graduated In Agricultural Collegue of Balcarce from Mar del Plata University, Argentina (1999-2004). He got his PhD. at Sydney University, Australia (2006-2010) working in sustainable intensification of grass feeding dairy systems, also he worked in transfer project and farmer advice. 

Santiago is originally from Ayacucho, Argentina, and grew up on a cattle farm. In that country he was Coordinator of the Dairy Area for the largest network of producer discussion groups (AACREA), where he had to lead 3 national projects. In the private sector he has worked as a consultant for companies in Argentina, Chile, USA and India.

He is currently leading research and transfer projects on grazing management, intensification of pastoral systems, robotized voluntary systems, among others. He is currently leading a FONTAGRO project on Sustainable Intensification of Dairy Farming that includes 11 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.

He is the author of more than 40 scientific and dissemination publications related to dairy.

Fellow researchers

Argentina

Verónica Charlon

Dairy Environment Water footprint
Costa Rica

Cristóbal Villanueva

Agricultural systems Agriculture Climate smart agriculture Gas emission
Ecuador

Antonio Guacapiña

Dairy Pastures nutrition
Uruguay

Álvaro Santana

Dairy Nutrition
Chile

Alfredo Torres

Pastures and forages Pasture management Agricultural systems Agriculture Bio-inputs Capacity building Evaluation of Results and Impact Genetic improvement Seeds
Uruguay

Cecilia Cajarville

dAIRY rUMINANT NUTRITION
Panama

Domiciano Herrera Dominguez

Animal production Agricultural systems Climate smart agriculture Gas emission
Argentina

Francisco Candioti

Dairy Farm systems Modelling
Nicaragua

Jennifer Zapata

sUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Nicaragua

Luis Urbina

Agroecology
Costa Rica

William Sanchez

Agricultural systems Capacity building Climate smart agriculture Policies Rural Extension
Costa Rica

Andrés Vega

Argentina

Germán Berone

Argentina

Federico Leber

Argentina

Andrés Fiorito

Argentina

Lucas Solé

Argentina

Maria Paz Tieri

Environment dairy
Sponsors
BID
IICA
With the support of
Fondo Coreano de Alianza para el Conocimiento en Tecnología e Innovación (KPK)