Hynek was born on January 26th, 1991, in the Prague Czech Republic. His passion for agriculture started at a very early age. As a child he would help his family in their home garden where they would grow vegetables, potatoes and other crops, this experience leads him to pursue a career in agriculture.
In 2013 he graduated at CZU with a Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Development in Tropics and Subtropics, in 2015 he obtained his Master of Science in Sustainable Rural Development in the Tropics and Subtropics. As early as 2018 he finalized his Ph.D. studies and obtained his degree in Sustainable Rural Development in the Tropics and Subtropics. Throughout his studies, he won various awards for his outstanding research work. He was awarded by the Czech Ministry of Agriculture for his excellent Ph.D. research, by the Hlávka Foundation for his contribution to science and by his university (CZU Prague) for the best publication output. His main focus is organic waste management, however, he continues to expand his expertise, either in food security issues or different environmental aspects.
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