Irmgard Hoeschle-Zeledon, PhD


Irmgard Hoeschle-Zeledon studied General Agricultural Sciences at the University of Hohenheim, Germany, from where she obtained in 1984 her PhD from the Faculty of Plant Production and Landscape Ecology. She joined IITA in 2008 as the Coordinator of the CGIAR Systemwide Program on Integrated Pest Management (SP-IPM), a position held until end of 2013 when the program officially came to an end. Since 2011, she is the Manager of the Africa RISING Program’s East and Southern Africa and West Africa Projects which are inplemented in multiple countries by a consortium of national and international research and development organizations.

Author's Books

Sustainable Agricultural Intensification

A Handbook for Practitioners in East and Southern Africa