President 1997 - 2003

Dr Nigel PoulterDr Nigel Poulter
c/o 65 The Quarries
Boughton Monchelsea
Kent ME17 4NJ
United Kingdom

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Dr Poulter was a Programme Leader for the Crop Post Harvest Research Programme supported by the UK's Department for International Development (DFID) until 1998 and was based with NR International at Chatham Maritime in Kent, UK. This Programme supported numerous tropical root crops research projects around the world and forged global links with national and international root crops programmes. Dr Poulter is now a freelance food consultant whilst remaining an enthusiastic devotee of tropical root crops as a means to the alleviation of poverty and improved household and community food security.

Dr Poulter was elected as President of the ISTRC in 2000 having previously filled the roles of Councillor Publications and Vice-President (Fund Raising) since 1995.