Victor Mbao

Senior Program Specialist, International Development Research Centre (IDRC)

Victor Mbao is a veterinarian whose expertise lies in livestock vaccines and One Health research. With a keen interest in the adoption of technologies by smallholder farmers, particularly in the African context, he brings over 20 years of research and program management experience across the public, private, and development sectors. His professional journey has revolved around veterinary tick-borne diseases, vaccine development, One Health programming, and, more recently, research on technologies for climate-smart livestock systems. Victor currently holds the position of Senior Program Specialist with the Climate Resilient Food Systems at the International Development Research Centre (IDRC).