Professor Amir Kassam’s Presentation: The No-Till Revolution – A Worldwide Phenomenon

Professor Amir Kassam makes a presentation on: ‘The No-Till revolution: A Worldwide Phenomenon’ at the No-Till Show and Conference in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom. He also contributed an article entitled: Why Adopt No-Till Conservation Agriculture?

Why Adopt No-Till Conservation Agriculture?
Groundswell Article – June 9, 2016 (click to read)
Amir Kassam, University of Reading, UK

Amir Kassam presents at the 1st Africa Congress on Conservation Agriculture, Lusaka, ZambiaAmir Kassam (UK) – Speaker Profiles

Amir Kassam is the Moderator of the Global Platform for No-Till Conservation Agriculture Community of Practice (CA-CoP) hosted by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. He is the Chairman of the International Conservation Agriculture Advisory Panel for Africa (ICAAP-Africa) of the African Conservation Tillage (ACT) Network. Amir is Visiting Professor in the School of Agriculture, Policy and Development, University of Reading, UK. He was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Honours List in 2005 for services to tropical agriculture and to rural development.

Amir’s work is focused on globalizing the development of No-Till Conservation Agriculture systems for sustainable agriculture intensification and land management. During his career, Amir has worked with a number of national and international agricultural development and research institutions, including several CGIAR centers, UN agencies and NGOs. His former positions include: Deputy Director General of WARDA (the Africa Rice Centre); Interim Executive Secretary of the CGIAR Science Council; Chairman of: the Aga Khan Foundation (UK); Chairman of Focus Humanitarian Assistance Europe Foundation; and Chairman of Tropical Agriculture Association, UK.


Author: ismailimail

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  1. Dear Shamsh,

    In case you missed this alert!

    See you tomorrow (12 July).

    We have an official reception hosted by the Khyrgyz Government at 18:45 hrs but I am hoping to skip that and attend your reception.

    Best regards.



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