Dr Peter Horne works for ACIAR as General Manager, Country Programs. He previously held the role of Research Program Manager for Livestock Production Systems (LPS). Peter has spent most of his career based in Asia involved in agricultural research-for-development, with a particular focus on forages and livestock systems.
Before joining ACIAR he was Manager of Support for Market-driven Adaptive Research - a research program in Eastern Indonesia aimed at improving the efficiency and productivity of smallholder agricultural value chains. Peter has also worked as a researcher for CIAT, CSIRO, North Carolina State University and University of New England. He has a BSc (Hons) in Environmental Sciences from Griffith University and a PhD in Tropical Forage Agronomy from University of New England, Australia.