The dairy sector in Tunisia is based on small-scale farms, with 81% of the breeders owning
less than five cows. On these farms, milk is stored in plastic containers, resulting in post-production
losses estimated at 10% in the studied region. Due to...
Dr. Muhi El-Dine Hilali is a livestock scientist with experience in dairy science, food technology, small ruminant farm management, and nutrition. His current research interests include traditional processing methods, the quality and safety of dairy derivatives, and animal nutrition. He also focuses on small ruminant production, dairy husbandry, dairy processing, and consumer health.
Prior to joining ICARDA, he taught and conducted research on dairy science at Aleppo University. He has authored more than 32 peer-reviewed publications, including book chapters and conference papers. He received his Ph.D. in food science and biotechnology from the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (“BOKU” University), Vienna, Austria.