The 2009 International Conference

Boards of the Conference

Conference Coordinator:

Dr. Mohamed BEHNASSI

Dr. Prof. in Global Sustainability Politics (Ibn Zohr University of Agadir) & Director of the North-South Research Center for Social Sciences (NRCS)


Scientific Advisory Board

Chair:

Dr. Sidney DRAGGAN

Science Policy Advisor, Environmental Information Coalition (National Council for Science and the Environment), United States of America

Members:

Dr. Hassane El MAHDAD

Professor at Ibn Zohr University and Dean of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Social Sciences of Agadir, Morocco

Dr. Ali MEKOUAR

Division Director, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Italy

Dr. Ahmed RHELLOU

Professor, Ibn Zohr University, Agadir, Morocco

Dr. Anumakonda JAGADEESH

Head of the Centre for Energy and Sustainable Resources, R.M.K.Engineering College, India

Dr. Azzedine MEKOUAR

Professor, Hassan II-Aïn Chock University of Casablanca and Science Policy Advisor, NRCS

Dr. Bernard LEHMANN

Head of the "Agri-food & Agri-environmental Economics Group, Institute for Environmental Decisions / Agricultural Economics -
Agri-food & Agri-environmental Economics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology-ETH Zurich

Dr. Carol WILLIAMS

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Agronomy Department, Iowa State University, United States of America

Dr. Christian HOSTE

Delegate for the European System for the Agricultural Research for Development (RAD), French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD)

Dr. Dominique AGOSTINI

President of the Research Center of Corse, National Institute of Agronomic Research (INRA), France

Dr. A. BADR

Professor of tropical fruits, Alexandria Horticulture Research Station, Egypt

Dr. Hedayat OMIDVAR

Senior Expert, Responsible for Strategic Studies, Research & Technology Department, National Iranian Gas Company, Iran

Dr. Hélène NIKOLOPOULOU

Professor, Lille III University, and Science Policy Advisor, North-South Research Centre for Social Sciences (NRCS), France

Dr. Houria TAZI SADEQ

Holder of the UNESCO Interdisciplinary Chair for the Sustainable Management of Water, Hassan II-Aïn Chock University of Casablanca, Morocco

Dr. Khalid HAMDANI

University of Paris IV, Sorbonne, France, Associate Researcher in CNRS

Dr. Lorena AGUILAR

Global Senior Gender Advisor, The World Conservation Union (IUCN)

Dr. Mark A. Williams

Associate Professor, Department of Horticulture, University of Kentucky, Agricultural Science North, United States of America.

Dr. Mohamed AIT-KADI

President of the General Council of Agricultural Development, Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development, and Fishery, Morocco

Dr. Mohamed BENNANI

Professor, Hassan II Hassan II-Aïn Chock University of Casablanca, Morocco

Dr. Mohamed HADDY

 

Professor of Environmental Law, National Institute of Settlement and Urbanism, Morocco

Dr. Mousa AL FAYAD

 

Coordinator of the regional Medicinal & Aromatic plants Network Secretariat in the Association of Agricultural Research Institutions in the Near East and North-Africa (AARINENA), Jordan

Dr. Oliver OLIVEROS

Senior Officer, Agropolis Foundation, France

Dr. Rachid MRABET

Senior Scientist, Project Manager. Director of the Regional Centre of Agronomic Research of Tangier, National Institute of Agronomic Research(INRA), Morocco

Dr. Rene KEMP

 

Expert in Innovation for Sustainable Development, Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT), University (The Netherlands) and TNO Strategy, Technology & Policy (TNO-STB)

Dr. Roland W. SCHOLZ

 

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich,
Institute for Environmental Decisions (IED), Natural and Social Science Interface (NSSI), Switzerland

Dr. Roohi RAKHSHAN

Water Resources Research Institute, National Agricultural Research Center, Pakistan

Dr. Sanni Yaya

Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Canada

Dr. Sylvia KARLSSON

Academy Research Fellow, Finland Futures Research Centre, Turku School of Economics, Finland

Dr. V. HENSON-APOLLONIO

Senior Scientist, Project Manager, The Central Advisory Service on Intellectual Property (CAS-IP), Bioversity International, Italy

Dr. Zhihua YE

Professor and Director General of the Institute of Quality Standards & Testing Technology for Agri-Products, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), China

Dr. Claude ALBAGLI

Head of the CEDIMES Institute: Centre for Studies in International Development and Economic and Social MovementsUniversité Paris XII-France


Members of the Steering Committee:

Dr. Hassane El MAHDAD

Professor at Ibn Zohr University and Dean of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Social Sciences of Agadir, Morocco

Dr. Ali El Moudden

Director of the High Institute of Technology of Agadir

Mr. Mohamed BOUSSAID

Technical Adviser of the GTZ, Morocco & member of NRCS

Dr. Driss BOUZAFFOUR

Professor at Ibn Zohr University of Agadir. Executive Secretary of NRCS

Dr. Hassan ASSAKTI

Professor at Ibn Zohr University of Agadir, Morocco

Dr. Salma DAOUD

Professor, Plant Biotechnologies Laboratory, Ibn Zohr University of Agadir, Morocco
Dr. Mohamed BOUAZIZ Professor, Ibn Zohr University of Agadir, Morocco
Dr. CHADLI                                        Professor, Ibn Zohr University of Agadir, Morocco