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Alex Percy-Smith

Co-ordinator

Department of Integrated Pest Management
Research Centre Flakkebjerg
Forsøgsvej 1
DK-4200 Slagelse

Tel: 89993710
Mobil: +45 2072 7509
Fax: +45 5811 3301

Alex.PercySmith@agrsci.org


Profile

Alex Percy-Smith is responsible for the International Project Network at the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences. His work involves initiation and co-ordination of international activities and providing quality assurance as well as project management. He is an agronomist and has a background in crop protection research, agricultural research management and in project and resource management.

His experience covers all aspects of the project cycle: project identification and formulation, implementation and review as well as short and long-term technical assistance. He has considerable project management experience from projects in Africa and Eastern Europe.

Alex Percy-Smith has extensive project experience from a range of developing countries especially Uganda, Mozambique and Zambia and has a thorough understanding of bilateral development assistance with a focus on the countries with which Danida co-operates. In addition, he has considerable experience from work in the Baltic States, Poland, the Czech Republic and other new EU-accession countries.

His responsibilities include:

·Coordination and management of the International Project Network

·Surveillance of potential international projects with a focus on developing countries

·General marketing of the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences expertise especially targeting developing countries

·Support to specific project acquisition and preparation

·Faculty of Agricultural Sciences representative on the board of the Danish Development Research Network (DDRN)

·Member of the Steering Committee of the European Forum for Agricultural Research for Development (EFARD)

·EFARD representative on the Steering Committee of EU Specific Support Action “PAEPARD” – “Building up a Platform for African-European Partnerships on Agricultural Research for Development”

·Project manager for the on-going project “Livestock System Research Program in Uganda”

·Danish responsible for ERA ARD net project under 6th Framework Programme

·Contributing to including the international dimension on Network of Excellence ENDURE - “European Network for the Durable Exploitation of crop protection strategies”