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

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Prof. Gottlieb Basch

Prof. Gottlieb Basch holds a Doctorate degree in Agricultural Sciences from Georg-August-University Göttingen/Germany. His PhD studies in Portugal introduced him to the area of alternative land use and soil management systems. He is a member of the Institute of Mediterranean Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (ICAAM), University of Évora/Portugal since its foundation in 1991 working on soil conservation and soil carbon dynamics. From October 2013 until May 2015 he was the coordinator of the research group of ICAAM—Soil, Water and Climate and since 2008, the Vice Director of ICAAM. He is director of the PhD course in Agricultural Sciences of the University of Évora since 2009. His main interests are in sustainable land use and in the implementation of Conservation Agriculture systems. The study of the impact of the adoption of Conservation Agriculture principles has been the core of his research work and publication activity. He is has authored and co-authored more than 40 publications, international journals and several book chapters. He is also currently involved in two international projects under the programs H2020 and ERAfrica. Gottlieb Basch has been—between 2002 and 2008, and is—since 2011, the President of the European Conservation Agriculture Federation (ECAF).

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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