13th International Conference on Development of Drylands

International Advisory Committee

Chairman

Prof. Dr. Adel El-Beltagy

Prof. Dr. Adel El-Beltagy

Chair, International Dryland Development Commission; Emeritus Professor, Arid Land Agricultural Graduate Studies and Research Institute (ALARI), Ain Shams University Cairo, Egypt

Co-Chairman

Prof. T. Mohapatra

Prof. T. Mohapatra

Secretary, Department of Agriculture Research & Education, Government of India and Director General, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, India

Convener

Dr. Mohan Saxena

Dr. Mohan Saxena

Executive Secretary, IDDC, India

Members

Sir Gordan Conway

Sir Gordan Conway

Director of Agriculture for Impact and Professor of International Development, Imperial College, London

Dr. Ismail Serageldin

Dr. Ismail Serageldin

Emeritus Director, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Egypt

Dr. R.S. Paroda

Dr. Raj S. Paroda

Chairman, Trust for Advancement of Agricultural Sciences, New Delhi

Prof. Rattan Lal

Dr. Rattan Lal

Ohio State University, USA

Ms. Monique Barbut

Ms. Monique Barbut

Executive Secretary, United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCDD), Bonn, Germany

Mr. Raju Barwale

Mr. Raju Barwale

Managing Director, MAHYCO, Jalna, India

Dr. John Dixon

Dr. John Dixon

ACIAR, Australia

Mr. Aly Abousabaa

Mr. Aly Abousabaa

Director General, ICARDA, Beirut, Lebanon

Dr. David Bergvinson

Dr. David Bergvinson

Director General, ICRISAT Patancheru, India

Prof. Ayman Abou-Hadid

Prof. Ayman Abou-Hadid

Emeritus Professor, Arid Land Agricultural Graduate Studies and Research Institute (ALARI), Ain Shams University; Former Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation, Egypt

Prof. Atsushi Tsunekawa

Prof. Atsushi Tsunekawa

Professor, Arid Land Research Center (ALRC), Tottori, Japan

Prof. Tao Wang

Prof. Dr. Wang Tao

President, Lanzhou Branch of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lanzhou, China

Ms. Maria Beatrix Giraudo

Ms. Maria Beatrix Giraudo

Former President AAPRESID, Senior Advisor to Government of Argentina

Acad. Prof. Aleksidze Gurum

Prof. Dr. Academician Guram Aleksidze

President, Georgian Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Tibilisi, Georgia