Amir Kassam presents at the 1st Africa Congress on Conservation Agriculture, Lusaka, Zambia

April 20, 2012Agriculture Standard

Amir Kassam is an adviser in sustainable agriculture intensification with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Rome, and Moderator of the FAO-hosted Global Platform for Conservation Agriculture Community of Practice (CA-CoP). He is a Visiting Professor in the School of Agriculture, Policy and Development, University of Reading, UK, where teaches a post-graduate course entitled ‘Rethinking Agricultural Development: Implementing Solutions’. In 2005, he was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Honours List for services to tropical agriculture and to rural development.