INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
1-3 April 2014
Brussels

Committees

Organizing Committee

  • Gottlieb Basch. Professor at the University of Évora/ICAAM, Portugal; President of European Conservation Agriculture Federation (ECAF). Board member of the Portuguese Association of Soil Conservation (APOSOLO).
  • Amir Kassam. Professor at the University of Reading, UK; Convener, Land Husbandry Group, Tropical Agriculture Association (TAA), UK; Adviser, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, Rome, Italy.
  • Emilio J. González-Sánchez. Professor at the University of Cordoba, Spain. Executive Director of Spanish Conservation Agriculture Association/ Living Soils. General Secretary-Treasurer of the European Conservation Agriculture Federation (ECAF).
  • Bernhard Streit. Professor at the Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland; Member of the Swiss Association for Soil-Friendly Farming.
  • Jana Epperlein. Vice-President European Conservation Agriculture Federation (ECAF). Member of the German Association for Conservation Tillage (GKB).
  • Paula Triviño-Tarradas. Professor at the University of Cordoba, Spain. European Conservation Agriculture Federation (ECAF).
  • Gerard Rass. General Secretary of the French Association for the Promotion of Sustainable Agriculture (APAD).
  • Jean-François Sarreau. President of the French Institute of Sustainable Agriculture (IAD), France.
  • Eric Schmidt. Special Advisor to the President for Special Operations - Chief Universities Summer Defence (CEIS), France.
  • Anna Trettenero. President, Confagricoltura Venezia, and member for the Italian Association for Agronomic Management and Conservation of Soil AIGACoS.
  • Josef Kienzle. Agricultural Production and Protection Division (AGP), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, Rome, Italy.
  • Benoit Lavier. President, French Association for the Promotion of Sustainable Agriculture (APAD).
  • Ilsøe Søren. Board Member, Association of Reduced Tillage in Denmark (FRDK).

Scientific Committee

  • Amir Kassam. Professor at the University of Reading, UK; Convener, Land Husbandry Group, Tropical Agriculture Association (TAA), UK; Adviser, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, Rome, Italy.
  • Gottlieb Basch. Professor at the University of Evora/ICAAM, Portugal; President of European Conservation Agriculture Federation (ECAF). Board member of the Portuguese Association of Soil Conservation (APOSOLO).
  • Jana Epperlein. Vice-President European Conservation Agriculture Federation (ECAF). Member of the German Association for Conservation Tillage (GKB).
  • Emilio J. González-Sánchez. Professor at the University of Cordoba, Spain. Executive Director of Spanish Conservation Agriculture Association/ Living Soils. General Secretary-Treasurer of the European Conservation Agriculture Federation (ECAF).
  • Bernhard Streit. Professor at the Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland; Member of the Swiss Association for Soil-Friendly Farming.
  • Wolfgang Sturny. Board Member, Swiss Association for Soil-Friendly Farming; Head of Soil Protection Service of the Office of Agriculture and Nature of the Canton of Berne, Switzerland; Founder of the Swiss No-Till Association.
  • Michele Pisante. Professor and Chair, Agronomy and Crop Sciences Research and Education Center, University of Teramo, Italy.
  • Gerard Rass. General Secretary of the French Association for the Promotion of Sustainable Agriculture (APAD).
  • Jean-François Sarreau. President of the French Institute of Sustainable Agriculture (IAD), France.
  • Jesús A. Gil-Ribes. Professor at the University of Cordoba (Spain). President of Spanish Conservation Agriculture Association/ Living Soils.
  • Rafaela Ordoñez-Fernandez. Director of the Andalusia Institute of Research and Agricultural, Fishing and Alimentary Formation and Ecological Production in Cordoba, Spain.
  • Theodor Friedrich. Representative of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations in Cuba, Havana.
  • Tom Goddard. Senior Policy Advisor, Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development, Canada.
  • Hans Herren. President, Millennium Institute, Washington DC, USA.
  • Sara Scherr. President, EcoAgriculture Partners, Washington DC, USA.
  • Norman Uphoff. Professor at the University of Cornell, Ithaca, USA.
  • David Coates. Programme Officer, Secretariat of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (UN-CBD), Montreal, Canada.
  • Jules Pretty. Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Essex, UK.
  • Andrew Bennet. President Tropical Agriculture Association (TAA), UK.
  • François Laurent. Professor at the University of Maine / UMR CNRS Spaces and Societies (ESO), France.
  • Juca Joao Carlos de Moraes Sa. Professor at the University of Ponta Grossa, Brazil.
  • Rattan Lal. Distinguished University Professor of Soil Science, SENR. Director, Carbon Management and Sequestration Center, OARDC/FAES. Former President, Soil Science Society of America. The Ohio State University.
  • Donald C. Reicosky. Retired Soil Scientist, USDA-ARS.
  • Mark Whitton, Senior Programme Officer for Rural Development, Aga Khan Foundation, Geneva.

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Venue

Bedford Hotel & Congress Centre
135 Midi Street
B-1000 in Brussels
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About ECAF

The European Conservation Agriculture Federation (ECAF) is a non-profit organization comprising fifteen national associations which promotes among Europe's farmers "best practices" of soil management and other aspects of Conservation Agriculture.

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