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

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Dr. Tsfay Araya Weldeslassie

Tesfay Araya is an associate professor in Soil Physics at the Department of Agronomy in University of Fort Hare, South Africa. Previously, he was working as an associate professor of Soil Science at the Department of Dryland Crop and Horticultural Sciences in Mekelle University, Ethiopia, where he was also the Coordinator of the VLIR-funded 10-years project on Conservation Agriculture jointly implemented by CIMMYT and Mekelle University. Born in Adwa, Ethiopia, Tesfay received his PhD in Applied Biological Sciences with focus on Soil Management from Ghent University, Belgium, MSc in Crop Production from Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, and BSc in Dryland Crop Science from Mekelle University, Ethiopia. He was also postdoctoral fellow in Soil Science at the Department of Agronomy in University of Fort Hare where he is presently working. He had also short-term assignments as a Research Visitor in both Ghent University, Belgium and University of Bonn, Germany. He has published over 20 papers in reputed journals.

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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