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Rwanda | Fellow

Theogene Dusingizimana, PhD

Theogene Dusingizimana is an Access to Nutritious Food Fellow and a nutritionist with experience in teaching and research. He is a Lecturer at the University of Rwanda. He researched the determinants of child nutritional status, with a particular emphasis on the influence of child feeding and health practices. He is also interested in the role of agricultural interventions and food systems for nutrition. Theogene has published several articles and contributed to different national task forces, including the National Food and Nutrition Technical Working Group. He has also worked with the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) as a consultant providing technical assistance to several Rwandan small-and-medium-size enterprises to accelerate their capacity for production and marketing of nutritious and safe foods. He holds a PhD in Nutritional Science from Massey University, New Zealand, an MSc. in Human Nutrition from Gent University, and a BSc. in Food Science and Technology from (former) Kigali Institute of Science and Technology. His current postdoctoral research project focuses on innovations and innovation systems for food security and nutrition.