Prof. Emilio González-Sanchez
Prof Emilio González-Sanchez from Cordoba, Spain, is an Agronomical Engineer from the University of Cordoba. For the last 15 years he has been working for the Spanish Conservation Agriculture Association / Living Soils (AEAC/SV). He was the General Secretary of the European Conservation Agriculture Federation (ECAF), Brussels, between 2005-2008; and from 2008, the Adjunct Professor at the Rural Engineering Department of the University of Cordoba.
Emilio has participated in numerous European projects (LIFE08 ENV/E/000129, LIFE04 ENV/ES/000269, LIFE99 ENV/E/000308, LIFE96 ENV/E/000338) aimed at the promotion of conservation agriculture and its impact on climate change, soil conservation and water protection. He has been consultant for the European Commission for the Soil Conservation (SoCo) project, and for the FAO in Armenia. Currently, Emilio is the manager of the LIFE+ ClimAgri (LIFE13 ENV/ES/000541) project, which focuses on conservation agriculture and climate change mitigation and adaptation.
Emilio was member of the committee who developed the Soil Thematic Strategy of the European Commission (2002-2006). He is member of the Technical Committee of the Rural Development Program in Andalusia (2007-…), where conservation agriculture is addressed for arable and perennial crops. He has been advisor to the Spanish Office for Climate Change with a special emphasis on Kyoto Protocol’s National Inventory of Greenhouse gases.
Some scientific publications by Emilio González can be found at: http://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.url?authorId=52263518500