Head of the Feed Resources Division for the Bureau of Livestock and Pasture in the Ministry of Agriculture, Environment and Water Resources
Mr. Chouki holds a Master of Science degree in Rangeland Improvement and Management from Oregon State University. He has been involved in range improvement projects for over 20 years. Mr. Chouki's major goal is to improve, through the participatory approach technique, the small farmer's rangeland productivity, while protecting the Natural Resources in low rainfall areas. Drought is a current climatic feature in Tunisia that affects the agricultural sector where water and livestock feed resource shortages occur. As a Humphrey Fellow, Mr. Chouki will focus on the use of the Geographical Information System (GSI) and its application on sustainable natural resources management for integrating human resources, policy and management. He seeks to assist policy makers develop long-term strategies to mitigate drought impacts on natural resources.