The 4th International Conference on Agriculture and Forestry 2017
The 4th International Conference on Agriculture and Forestry will be held in Colombo with 75+ international participation
The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM) organizing the 4th International conference on Agriculture Forestry [ICOAF] 2017 at Taj Samudra Hotel Colombo on coming 24-25 August, 2017 with the participation of 100+ local and foreign delegates representing more than 24 diverse countries all around the world.
The ICOAF 2017 is chaired by Prof. D.K.N.G. Pushpakumara, Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka and Dr. Samih Abubaker, Former Dean, Faculty of Agricultural Technology, Al-Balqa Applied University, Jordan. Also Dr. Romeo C. Clemente, Cagayan State University, Andrews Campus, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan, Philippines is serve as the Adviser of ICOAF 2017.
Dr. Nafees Meah South Asia Representative International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) will collaborate the conference as a key note speaker and his topic is “Scientific Research as a Strategy for Achieving Sustainability in Developing Countries”
Ministry of Agriculture, Sri Lanka acted as the Supporting Ministry for this particular conference while AL – Balqa Applied University became the Hosting Partner. Sri Lanka Convention Bureau is acting as the strategic partner while University of Muhammadiyah Malang, Progressive Sustainable Developers Nepal & Warmadewa University, Indonesia is giving their support as the Academic Partners.
The conference is organized under the theme of “Current Challenges and Future Perspectives of Agriculture” which is a very significant and hot topic for the whole world, and it is expected that this conference will cover every aspect of field of Agriculture including, Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resources (Soil, Water, Environment etc.), Farming Systems Management, Integrated Pest Management, Plant Health and Nutrition, Biotechnology and Genetics, Soil Research and Rehabilitation, Water Resources Management and Engineering, Seed Science Research, animal science and much more with sub topics of field of Forestry including, Forestry, Environment and Biodiversity, Biodiversity Conservation, Climate Change and Mitigation, Natural Products, Forest Products and Technology, Forest Education and Information Systems and many more.
This was a certainly valuable occurrence for all the stake holders including academics, practitioners, industry experts, policy makers and researchers, in field of Agriculture and Forestry. The opportunity that they will get from networking, knowledge sharing and engaging with world renowned professionals in field of Agriculture will be beneficial to clear up the blanked cornerstones of their career. The research and presenters will be engaged in Q and A session with the audience of the conference and the participants not only got the opportunity to listen to world class speakers during the conference, but also will have the opportunity to share their knowledge at the technical sessions. In addition to these, there were some other special features in the conference as Networking Dinner, one to one discussion times, awarding ceremony and etc.
With the vision of developing the Agriculture science for the better future there will be official launch of ICOAF 2018 website in the conference. For more details regarding registration and participation for this valued conference please refer the ICOAF 2017 website link (http://agroconference.com/) or contact Aadhavan from 0755408371.
Ministry of Agriculture, Sri Lanka
AL – BALQA APPLIED UNIVERSITY
SRI LANKA CONVENTION BUREAU
Progressive Sustainable Developers Nepal
University of Muhammadiyah Malang
The Conference Co-chairs
Prof. D.K.N.G. Pushpakumara
Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Dr. Samih Abubaker [Conference Co-Chair & Keynote Speaker]
Former Dean, Faculty of Agricultural Technology, Al-Balqa` Applied University, Jordan
Dr. Nafees Meah [Keynote Speaker]
South Asia Representative International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)
Adviser – ICOAF
Dr. Romeo C. Clemente
Cagayan State University, Andrews Campus, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan, Philippines
Success Story of ICOAF
3rd International conference on Agriculture Forestry [ICOAF] 2016
2nd International conference on Agriculture Forestry [ICOAF] 2015
1st International conference on Agriculture Forestry [ICOAF] 2014