Conservation Agriculture Short Course Training/Workshop
Franzluebbers, Alan J

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Invited to attend an ad-hoc committee meeting in Zaragoza SPAIN, sponsored by the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Zaragoza (IAMZ), the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), and the French Professional Agricultural Organisation of International Cooperation for Rural Development (FERT). Objective was to develop an outline and strategy for a short-course on “Recent Trends in Conservation Agriculture under Mediterranean Conditions”. In 2008, invited to lecture at the international short-course in Zaragoza SPAIN. The course was offered to higher-degree graduates whose professional experiences are related to conservation agriculture, such as technical experts and advisors (public and private) in the agricultural sector, in particular from conservation agriculture associations, as well as researchers. The course was four days in the classroom and 1 day on a field visit. The course was composed of principles, management, environmental impacts, economics, and role of farm organizations in conservation agriculture. Gave lectures on soil quality, water quality, and soil carbon sequestration.

Region(s)/Country(s):
  Spain
Dates:
  04/09/2007 - 04/04/2008
Institutional Partner(s):
  International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM)
Funding Agency(s)/Sponsor(s):
  International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM)


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