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EVENT ANOUNCEMENT


AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGIES FOR SUSTAINABLE NATURAL RESOURCE
MANAGEMENT IN THE CONTEXT OF CLIMATE CHANGE


WHO:

Rattan LAL
, Ph.D.
,

d
istinguished
u
niversity
P
rofessor and
D
irector
,
the Carbon
Management and Sequestration Center at
The Ohio State University’
s
Agricultural Research and Development Center


WHERE:


Raffles

Hotel
Le Royal
in Phnom Penh


WHEN:


June

21
st
, 2013 from
3
:
0
0


4
:
45

P.M.


WHAT:


S
hort s
eminar on
New Agricultural Technologies: An overview of
the agro
-
ecological approaches for a sustainable agricultural development in the
tropical world
.



Agenda

3
:
0
0 P.M.


Coffee and
Registration at Hotel

Le Royal
, Phnom Penh

3
:
15 P.M.

Opening Remarks by

Mr.
MUONG Sideth, AFD officer

3
:
30

P.M.

Presentation of some agro
-
ecological technologies developed in
Cambodia



Extract of the documentary film “Sustainable farming to sustain
Cambodia’s future” (2013) introducing direct sowing mulch based
technology for a
nnual crop production



Introduction to agro
-
forestry associations for rubber and the most
endangered trees species in Cambodian forests by Stephane
BOULAKIA, CIRAD

4:00 P.M.


Presentation by Dr. Rattan LAL, The Ohio State University

4
:
30

P.M.


Discussion
-

Questions and Answers

4
:
45 P.M.


Closing and refreshments






Event Purpose


1.

Present agro
-
ecology principles through the presentation of crops production systems
adapted to the Cambodian context

2.

Explore the potential of these technologies for the future of a

sustainable agriculture in
the
tropical world

3.

Discuss their
positive impacts on natural resources in the context of climate change
(adaptation and mitigation)



Speaker Profile

Rattan Lal is a Professor of Soil Science in the School of Environment

and
Natural Resources. He is the Director of the Carbon Management and
Sequestration Center at Ohio State's Ohio Agricultural Research and
Development Center.

Professor Lal conducts research in carbon sequestration in terrestrial
ecosystems, soil dynamics

and processes, and natural resources management
with emphasis on food security and environmental quality in the United States, Africa, Latin
America, and India. Currently his research is focused on carbon dynamics in relation to soil
erosion, and soil qua
lity as indicated by soil structure and productivity.

Professor Lal is the recipient of prestigious Norman E. Borlaug Award (2005) and the von Liebig
Award (2006) for his contributions and research in sustainable management of soil and natural
resources. H
is service to professional organizations includes Editor
-
in
-
Chief of the Encyclopedia
of Soil Science, Co
-
Editor
-
in
-
Chief of Soil & Tillage Research, and Past
-
President of the Soil
Science Society of America. He is a fellow of the Soil Science Society of A
merican, the American
Society of Agronomy, the Third World Academy of Sciences and the American Association for
Advancement of Science. He is a member of the U.S. National Committee of Soil Science, and
received Nobel Prize certificate
as a lead author on
the Intergovernme
ntal Panel on Climate
Change (2007)
.

He has authored, reviewed and edited 1,
6
00 journal articles and publications during his career,
and has published in a variety of journals including

Science

and

Soil & Tillage Research
. He has
presented

numerous keynote seminars around the world, including the prestigious Presidential
Lecture chaired by the President of Iceland.

(
A
fter OSU
Office Information
)