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Van den Bergh, Inge


  •  Van den Bergh, Inge
  • ProMusa Coordinator
  • Bioversity International (Bioversity)


  • Female

  • Nationality: Belgium

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  • Instant Messaging: Skype: inge.van.den.bergh

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  • Division: Belgium
  • Department: Commodity Systems and Genetic Resources Programme
  • c/o KU Leuven, Willem de Croylaan 42 box 2455
  • 3001 Leuven
  • Belgium

  • Tel: (32) 16 32 14 21
  • Fax: (32) 16 32 19 93
  • Professional qualification: Agronomic Engineer Fytotechnics, Tropical Agriculture, Catholic University of Leuven, (BEL), (92-97)
    PhD Nematology, Catholic University of Leuven, (BEL), (97-02)
    Pedagogical degree Biology, Catholic University of Leuven, (BEL), (96-97)
  • Main professional activity: Research
  • Main expertise (keywords): Nematodes - Host pathogen interactions - Germplasm evaluation -
  • Professional activities relevant to bananas:
    2007 – present: Scientist and ProMusa Coordinator

    Bioversity International - France Office, Montpellier, France

    – Responsible for the coordination of the global ProMusa network.

    – In charge of the evaluation of germplasm, including the International Musa Testing Programme.

    – Responsible for the planning and implementation of Harvest Plus (Musa) project.


    2007 – 2010: Visiting lecturer, KULeuven

    Lecturing course “Collection and Characterisation of Tropical Plant Genetic Resources” in the Master’s programme “Tropical Genetic Resources Management” at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium.


    2002 - 2006: VVOB - INIBAP Associate Scientist, Technology Transfer

    INIBAP - Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Los Baños, Philippines
    Responsible for the planning and implementation of a project to develop a package of integrated pest management technologies for the sustainable and environmentally-friendly production of bananas, and to transfer these technologies to scientists and small-scale farmers in Asia and the Pacific.


    1997 - 2001: VVOB - INIBAP Associate Expert, Nematology

    Vietnam Agricultural Science Institute, Hanoi, Vietnam

    Responsible for the planning and implementation of a project to study the relation between nematodes and bananas in Vietnam.
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  • ProMusa member - ProMusa Production working group - ProMusa Protection working group - ProMusa Improvement working group -
    MusaNet member
  • Last updated: 2014-08-01

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