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

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Dr. Patrick Caron

Dr. Patrick Caron, born in 1962, is a veterinary doctor and holds a PhD in geography. He is a specialist of farming systems and territorial dynamics. His works relate to the analysis of the role of agriculture in rural transformations, particularly in Brazil, Southern Africa and the Near East.

He is the Chair of the High Level Panel of Experts (HLPE) of the UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS) (2015-2019).

He joined CIRAD ( in 1988 and has been General Director for research and strategy from 2010 to 2016. From 2001 to 2004, he has been scientific director of the “Territories, Environment and People" department before being director of the department "Environments and Societies" from 2007 to 2010. He is currently International Director of Montpellier University of Excellence (MUSE).

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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