Members of Organizing Committee

Dr. Hongxin Cao

Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Sciences (JAAS) China

Dr. Hongxin Cao is working as a professor and a leading expert in Institute of Agricultural Information / Engineering Center for Digital Agriculture, Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Sciences (JAAS), China to develop crop growth models, morphological models, and agricultural information technology, etc. He is a deputy president of the Computer in Agriculture Sub-Association of China Agriculture Association of Science Society, a deputy president of the Agricultural Meteorology Sub-Association of China Agriculture Association of Science Society. He acquired 6 items of prize issued by provincial, and the published book “Internet + Modern Agriculture” was acquired the first prize of excellent Sci-tech books issued by Sci-tech press for eastern China district.

Dr. Farshid Talat

West Azerbaijan Agricultural and Natural Resources Research and Education Center Iran

Dr. Farshid Talat had his BSc. degree in Agronomy and Plant Breeding from Urmia University in 1997, Iran and then earned MSc. degree in 1999 from Tehran University, Iran in Plant Breeding-Biotechnology. He earned his Ph.D from Chinese Academy of Sciences in the field of Biotechnology-Genome Sequencing in 2014.He was appointed as a research scientist of the Agricultural Research, Education and Extension Organization (AREEO) of Iran since 1999 till now and he has more than 80 papers in the field of plant breeding, plant architecture, biotechnology and bioinformatics and supervised more than 25 MSc students. His research interests are statistical data analyses, genomics, genetics, plant breeding, biotechnology, bioinformatics and bio data analyses.

Prof. Devi Prasad Juvvadi

Scientific Advisor Director, Center for Good Governance India

Prof. Devi Prasad Juvvadi is Director, Agriculture Management at Centre for Good Governance, Hyderabad, in India with about three decades of experience in agricultural research, teaching and consultancy. His basic education was B.Sc (Agric) at Andhra Pradesh Agriculture University, India and later he pursued Masters in Soil Science at the American University of Beirut and advanced training in soil science at Oxford University, England. He worked as Assistant Professor at the American University of Beirut for a decade and adjunct to US-Saudi Joint Commission on Economic Co-operation in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He worked as Consultant to various international organizations like UNDP, World Bank, DFID in the Middle East, Africa and Europe

Ian Mashezha

Bio saline Agriculture Research Manager of Bauer Nimr L.L.C Oman

Ian Mashezha is a professional research agronomist with a high creative capability based on a scientific, agronomic and research background. He currently working asthe Bio saline Agriculture Research Manager of Bauer Nimr L.L.C, an Environment organization based in Muscat, Oman, on the reuse of oilfield contaminated produced water for agriculture irrigation under desert climatic conditions.His agriculture research experience is also supported by tobacco research work published in Hindawi ISRN Agronomy journal done as a research scholar at Tobacco Research Board, Zimbabwe, and lectureship role at Zimbabwe Open University in which he supervised agricultural research studies.

Prof. Arun M Patokar

SGB Amravati University Amravati India

Prof. Arun M. Patokar has 12 Years of experience in Academics, Industry, and Research. He has published total 17 numbers of papers in national & International conferences & journals, also he worked as reviewer for international conferences held in China, Japan and India, he is on editorial board member panel of 4 journals form India and itley, He is currently working as Assistant Professor & Head of Electronics an d Telecommunication Department of STC, School of Engineering & Research technology, Shegaon. His research interests are Precision Agriculture, soil nutrients identification and measurement, utilization of water in farm field by deploying sensor network to monitor and control. He is currently working on plant disease identification using computer vision.

Dr. Ch. Rajendra Subudhi

Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology India

Dr. Ch.Rajendra Subudhi, Professor, Dept of SWCE, CAET, OUAT, Bhubaneswar, born in Khallikote of Ganjam district of Odisha, He completed his B.Sc (Ag.Engg &Tecy.) and Ph.D. from, OUAT, Bhubaneswar during 1983 and 2017 respectively, he completed his M.Tech (Water Resources Development and Management ) from IIT , Kharagpur during b1984-85. He joined as Junior Scientist (Engg.) during the year 1985 and got Asso.Professor cadre during 1990 and Professor during 2017. He has got 486 publications to his credit among them 94 were different International and National Journals. He received 14 different in International, National and State level.

Dr. Asad Alkhader

National Agricultural Research Center Jordan

Dr. Asad AlKhader has completed his PhD in Horticulture and Crop Science from University of Jordan in 2012; MSc in Soil and Irrigation from the same university. He is working as a Researcher on soil water and nutrient management issues at National Center for Agricultural Research and Extension (NCARE). He has published five papers in reputed journals and has been serving as a member of fertilizer committee in his country (Jordan). He is also disseminating new irrigation and fertigation technologies among farmers through a pilot project implemented in irrigated areas in Jordan.

Dr. P.Kalidas

Principal Scientist at ICAR- IIOPR India

Dr. P.Kalidas is working as Principal Scientist at ICAR IIOPR, India for the last 25 years. He acted as subject matter expert for various Universities for the selection of faculty members as well as Career Advancement Schemes. He has delivered an invited talk on “Current status of oil palm fruit set in India” in the mini seminar of ISOPA – MPOB 2019 held in KLCC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The concept of more crop per area i.e. increasing productivity is clubbed with the profitability per unit area by adopting cost economic practices that give sustainability to the individuals, social system as well as environment.

Dr. Aprajita Srivastava

Director of World Development Foundation India

Dr. Aprajita Srivastava is the Director of World Development Foundation, New Delhi. She executes local & overseas partnerships, MOUs and supervises implementation of major projects. She was associated with implementation of project for empowering poor and marginalized farmers by educating them in use of technology for enhanced yield of their produce, under the project, “Agriculture Knowledge Dissemination System”. Her interest is to use ICT and mass media to provide the opportunity for citizens to express themselves socially, culturally, politically and spiritually, thus preparing every member of the community to participate in decision-making.

Dr. Zakaria Abdalla

National Research Centre Egypt

Dr. Zakaria Fouad Fawzy - Professor - National Research Centre and Assessor in Egyptian Accreditation Council. He is coordinator of the Global Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture and also member of Chinese Arab Technology Transfer Centre. He is the first Egyptian researcher attended of the talented young scientist program in China. Also, he is Assessor in the Egyptian Accreditation Council. His Research interests are Climate change, Climate Snart Agriculture, Horticulture crops, Organic agriculture Crop Management, Soil management, Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition, Agricultural Education, Land use, Crop Production.

Dr. Ezzat Abd El Lateef

National Research Centre Egypt

Dr. Ezzat Abed El Lateef has completed his PhD from Cairo University and worked in several national and international projects, institutions inside and outside Egypt; for 25 years with different programs and projects as principle agronomist, project manager and agriculture expert within national and international projects. He is an emeritus professor in the field Crop research Department, NRC and published more than 100 papers in reputed journals. He Designed and implemented demonstration field crop, horticulture and forestry trials using treated effluent and sewage sludge to determine the agronomic value of nutrients in wastewater and sewage sludges.

Dr. Parashram Jakappa Patil

Ministry of Commerce and Industry India

Dr. Parashram Jakappa Patii is the consultant of Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Govt. of India. He is closely associated in the policy making. He has completed Post Doctorial Research on Forest Accounting form the Pune University. He has written 3 books on agricultural and natural resources economics and published various research papers in reputed journals. He has been adviser/consultant on various companies. He is the member of various national and international bodies and editorial member of various national and international journals.

Dr. Muhammad Aslam

Officer in Agriculture Extension Pakistan

Dr. Muhammad Aslam appointed as Agriculture officer in Agriculture Extension and Research Organization of Pakistan since 2010 till now. He has research papers in the field of drought stress on field crops. During his job, he has worked on farmer advisory services of maize, wheat, citrus, sugarcane, potato and rice crops, kitchen gardening, ICT, soil and water sampling and plant clinics. His fields of interests are environmental stresses, agricultural geography, agro-technologies of field crops, climate change, GIS, irrigation system and watershed management, remote sensing, soil and water conservation, problems of soils and tunnel farming.

Dr. Meenakshi Thakur

Dr. Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry India

Dr. Meenakshi Thakur, working as an Assistant Professor of Biochemistry at the College of Horticulture and Forestry, Dr. Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, India. She is having 4 years of research experience, published 19 research articles in national and international journals; 5 book chapters and 2 popular articles. She has received 7 different awards at international, national and state level. Her research interests include nutritional biochemistry, ethno pharmacology and plant abiotic/biotic stress management.

Dr. Rabiu Mohammed Sani

Director Centre for Entrepreneurship Studies of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Nigeria

Dr. Rabiu Mohammed Sani has his expertise in Agricultural Economics with specialization in production economics & farm management. He has many publications in reputable journals around the world. He is a reviewer to many scholarly journals in Nigeria and an Editor- in- Chief to APRNet Journal. Currently is the Director Centre for Entrepreneurship Studies of ATB University, Bauchi. Nigeria. He has travelled widely for conferences, workshops and search of knowledge. His research interest includes sustainable development issues, policies and Agriculture.

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