Brigitte Bagnol, Researcher associated with the International Rural Poultry Center (IRPC), KYEEMA Foundation, Australia
Dr. Brigitte Bagnol has over 30 years of experience in the Southern African region (living in Mozambique and South Africa) as an anthropologist specializing in development, anthropology of ecology, communication, sexuality, anthropology of health, One Health, nutrition with a gender lens. She is an independent consultant working in Africa and Asia for different national and international agencies to give training, design or evaluate project and conduct research. She currently works mainly on gender, nutrition and infectious diseases in a One Health perspective. She carried out gender analysis and developed gender strategies both for grassroots projects as well as at Ministry level in the agriculture, education and health sector. She was co-script and co-director on several documentaries and fiction films and a developed country level communication strategies to tackle avian influenza in addition to the development of awareness raising material. She is collaborating with the University of the Witwatersrand, (South Africa) and Tufts University (USA. Dr. Bagnol most recent publications include “The Aetiology of Disease in Central Mozambique with a Special Focus on HIV/AIDS”, “Barbariedades e violências/ Barbarities and violences” and a joint paper “Gender issues in human, animal and plant health using an ecohealth perspective”.