Steve Finch


University responsibilities

  • Project Manager for China Co-operation with Qingdao Agricultural University
  • Interim Director of China Programmes 


Consultancy and research Interests

  • Desktop Scoping Report for Prince’s Rainforest Project on Soy Bean production in Brazil.
  • Curriculum Development for Nigerian National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), Kaduna, Nigeria
  • Food Security project, Doha, Qatar
  • Scoping Study for the Food and Drink Industry in the Tamar valley. Tamar Producers Co-op Feasability Study
  • Desktop study on prevention and control of Ragweed in Europe. Jointly with Centre of Ecology and Hydrology.
  • Soil Erosion Prevention Study in the southern highlands of Tanzania for ACRA (Italian NGO)
  • Resource appraisal and crop consultancy for farming company in northern Poland.
  • Sustainable rice production project in Sierra Leone.
  • Due diligence report for commercial client considering land acquisition in Ukraine, Kiev.


Teaching interests

  • Integrated Farm Management



  • Joint author of Lockhart and Wiseman’s Crop Husbandry