On days 21–22nd November 2023, the university-wide conference of doctoral students, "Over the horizon and for mutual acquiantance," took place. At the conference, eleven Faculty of Agriculture and Technology postgraduate students presented their contributions. MSc. Yves Theoneste Murindangabo was successful and received the "Best Presentation Award" for his contribution to the "Assessment of the effect of management practices on soil organic matter."
Yves Theoneste Murindangabo is a Ph.D. candidate in Agroecology within the Department of Agroecosystems at the Faculty of Agriculture and Technology, University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice. He is working on his thesis under the supervision of doc. Ing. Petr Konvalina, Ph.D. and Ing. Marek Kopecký, Ph.D. He holds a Master's Degree in Agriculture from Kyungpook National University (Republic of Korea) and a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Agronomy from the University of Rwanda.
He possesses significant research expertise, demonstrated by an extensive publication record encompassing original research, review articles, and meta-analyses, and solid pedagogical skills developed through teaching and proficiency in English and French.
With a career spanning public and private institutions, Yves Theoneste Murindangabo has dedicated his expertise to Agriculture and natural resources. His research focuses on the evolving landscape of modern agricultural and land management practices. Recognizing the pivotal role of soil organic matter in carbon sequestration, nutrient cycling, and ecosystem resilience, Yves's work emphasizes the intricate interplay between organic matter lability, stability, and land use practices. This holistic approach defines a sustainable future for our soils and overall ecosystems.