Siboniso (Boni) Moyo
Siboniso (Boni) Moyo is the deputy director general for research and development–Livestock Genetics and Feeds & Forages at ILRI. Previously, she was the ILRI director general’s representative in Ethiopia. Between 2014 and 2017, Moyo was the activity coordinator for ILRI’s Animal Science for Sustainable Productivity (ASSP) program. ASSP brought together teams working on animal feed, animal health and livestock systems with the aim of sustainably increasing livestock productivity. From 2006–2014, she was ILRI’s regional representative in southern Africa, with the responsibility of coordinating activities in the region. Prior to joining ILRI, between 2002 and 2005, Moyo was the national director for livestock production and development in Zimbabwe.
She is an animal scientist specialized in animal breeding and genetics, with over 35 years’ experience conducting livestock research and development activities in developing countries. Her fields of specialization include breed performance evaluation, smallholder livestock production systems, and livestock research and management.