Making Climate - Smart Agriculture Real in Africa with Conservation Agriculture: Supporting the Malabo Declaration and Agenda 2063

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Dr. Hatem Cheikh M’hamed

Dr. Hatem CHEIKH M’HAMED (40 years old), assistant professor in agronomy (crop production) at National Institute of Agricultural Research of Tunisia (INRAT), since 2007.  He holds a Ph.D. in Agronomy-Crop production from the National Institute of Agronomy of Tunis (INAT).  He has coordinated and participated in several national and international Research and Research-Development Projects. Dr. Cheikh M’hamed was the national coordinator of CANA project (2012-2015) “Adapting Conservation Agriculture for Rapid Adoption by Smallholder Farmers in North Africa”, funded by ACIAR-Australia and managed by ICARDA. Currently he is the national coordinator of CLCA project (2018-2022) “Use of conservation agriculture in crop-livestock systems (CLCA) in the drylands for enhanced water use efficiency, soil fertility and productivity in NEN and LAC countries » funded by IFAD and managed by ICARDA. His research activities focus on innovative agricultural practices under conservation agriculture in semi-arid regions and allelopathic/phyto-toxic effect of some species on weeds control. He is also conducting a research program on the effect of Nitrogen/Water interaction on water use efficiency, nitrogen use efficiency, and radiation use efficiency of cereals. About thirty (30) papers have been published by Dr Cheikh M’hamed, mainly in international peer-reviewed journals and have presented more than thirty (35) papers in national and international conferences.  

Important Dates

Registration Opens - Online

1st February 2018

Call for submission condensed papers

1st February 2018

Deadline of submission for condensed papers

15th June 2018

Early bird registration deadline

30th March 2018

Deadline for submission of revised papers

20th August 2018

Registration at venue

8th - 9th October 2018

Conference & Field tour

9th - 12th October 2018

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