Dr. Siaka Diarra

Position: Associate Professor/Discipline Coordinator

Phone (ext.): +685 21671 Ext 275

Email Address: diarra_s@usp.ac.fj or siakadi2012@gmail.com

Office: Samoa Campus, University of South Pacific, Apia, Samoa

Educational Background/Qualifications: 

PhD Animal Science (Monogastric Nutrition) ATBU Bauchi, Nigeria 2008

Postgraduate Diploma in Education NTI, Kaduna, Nigeria 2006

M.Sc. Animal Science University of Maiduguri, Nigeria 2002

B.Sc. Animal Husbandry IPR/IFRA, Katibougou, Mali 1986

Expertise

Animal Science – Monogastric Nutrition

Research Interests

Alternative feed resources, animal production systems, animal welfare

Awards

Directorate for higher Education and Scientific Research, Government of Mali – 1982-1986: Full scholarship for Bachelor of Agriculture (Animal Husbandry) degree.

Borno State College of Agriculture, 1993 – Provost Prize for the best lecturer of the year.

Yobe State College of Agriculture, Nigeria – 2004: Financial support for PhD research.

The University of the South Pacific

VC’s prize for quality research and publishing, 2015

VC’s prize for quality research and publishing, 2016

VC’s prize for quality research and publishing, 2017

VC’s prize for quality research and publishing, 2018

Publications

Google scholar:  https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=NGOfdZ8AAAAJ

USP research repository: https://repository.usp.ac.fj/view/creators/Diarra=3ASiaka_S=2E=3A=3A/