Workshop: Biochar for climate friendly agriculture: Shifting paradigms for higher precision and efficiency

24-27 March 2014 at the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan

Abstract Sumbission Open Until 17 March 2014 - Registration Open Until 20 March 2014 -The Pakistan Biochar Initiative of the University of Agriculture in Faisalabad is hosting the 1st Biochar Workshop in Pakistan which focuses on sharing experiences from both the UK and other parts of the world. The workshop will be carried out in collaboration with the British Council and Edinburgh University, UK.


Abstract Sumbission for Oral and Poster Presentations Open Until 17 March 2014!

Registration Open Until 20 March 2014!


See Official Invitation Here


Organizers

Dr. Simon Shackley
Lecturer in Carbon Policy, University of Edinburgh, UK; Biochar Specialist ADB TA 7833 REG; and Chairperson of British Biochar Foundation (BBF)

Dr. Fahd Rasul
Assistant Professor, Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan.

Keynote Speakers

Professor Dr. Genxing Pan
Institute of Resources, Ecosystem and Environment of Agriculture Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing, Peoples' Republic of China

Professor Dr. Ashfaq Ahmad
Director External Linkages, Officer Incharge Climate Change Cell, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad

Mr Hans-Peter Schmidt
CEO of Ithaka Institute of Biotic Carbon Cycling (former Delinat Institute), Valais, Switzerland and President, European Biochar Foundation (EBC)

Professor Stephen Joseph
Founding Vice Chairman of the International Biochar Initiative(IBI), Professor emeritus at the University of NSW, Visiting Prof. at Nanjing Agricultural University, China and Research fellow at the University of Newcastle and Wollongong

Darren Hopkins
Director Business development and community engagement, British Biochar Foundation, UK

Dr. Muhammad Saghir
Plant Manager European Bioenergy Research Institute, Aston University, UK.

Dr. Ruben Sakrabani
Senior Lecturer in Soil Chemistry, Department of Soil Science, Cranfield University, UK

Further Information

To submit an abstract, please email pakistanbiochar@gmail.com.

For more details of the event Contact drfahdrasul@gmail.com or simonshackley@gmail.com.

For more information, please see: http://www.britishbiocharfoundation.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=359&p=439#...

Download the schedule at http://www.agmip.pk/Downloads/WorkShopAgenda23rdJan2014.pdf

Registration is at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/J92QFKR