Dr Michael Boateng is an Animal Nutritionist with over 10 years of teaching and research experience and the Department of Animal Science. He obtained a B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Animal Nutrition from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana.
His research interests include agro-industrial by-products utilization in monogastric diets, enzymes application in non-ruminant feeding, feed evaluation, direct-fed microbials (probiotics). He also dabbles in socio-economic analysis of animal production systems. He continues to train commercial pig and poultry farmers on the nutritional and production needs of their animals. His current interest include organic and sustainable animal agriculture and phytogenic feed additives.
Michael has authored and co-authored over 50 publications comprising 40 peer-reviewed articles in local and international journals plus several edited conference proceedings, technical reports, manuals and other related articles in animal production.
He is a member of several professional associations which include the West Africa Network on Organic Agriculture Research and Training (WANOART), the Ghana Society of Animal Production GSAP and the Ghana Animal Science Association (GASA).