Abdoul Aziz Niane
Niane is a seed technologist and rangeland ecologist with 25 years of experience in crop management and post-harvest seed operations. His work involves applied research in seed science and technology, seed bank dynamics in rangeland, and seed system diversification to foster technology adoption.
Since joining ICARDA in 1987, he has worked on seed production and post-harvest operation with extensive regional activities, including training and technical support on national seed system diversification. He has worked on operation and diversification of seed delivery systems, and rangeland ecosystem monitoring and rehabilitation.
Niane has authored more than 20 peer-reviewed publications, including book chapters. He received his Ph.D. in rangeland ecology from Wageningen University in the Netherlands.