Roobroeck, Dries

Soil Fertility Management Specialist

Email: d.roobroeck@cgiar.org
Tel: +254 208632930
Nationality: Belgian
Station: Kenya

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Dries Roobroeck is a Soil Fertility Management Specialist. Dries based in Nairobi, Kenya. He is an alumnus of Ghent University in Belgium where he obtained a PhD in 2012. He completed an MSc in Biology with a major in Environmental Studies at the University of Antwerp, Belgium in 2006. He has worked as scientific personnel (PhD fellowship) at the Isotope Bioscience Laboratory, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University. During that time he was engaged in several international research projects and tutored master’s students for their dissertation study. His field of expertise is soil biogeochemistry and multivariate statistical analysis. At IITA, he investigates the non-responsiveness of soils in Kenya, Tanzania, Nigeria and Congo.