The Success Story of the 9th International Conference on Agriculture 2022 (AGRICO 2022)

The 9th International Conference on Agriculture 2022 The was held on 11th – 12th August 2022 in Virtual Platform under the theme “Sustainable Utilization of Resources in Agriculture: Way of Food Security and Safety”. The conference was organized by The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), Sri Lanka.

The conference provided an opportunity for delegates to share their valuable knowledge and experience of disability from various perspectives.  Moreover, the conference welcomed 85+ Participants from 26 Countries around the world.

Agriculture conference Group photo 2022

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Conference Program

INAUGURATION CEREMONY AND KEYNOTE SPEECH

The opening remarks of AGRICO 2022 were made by Mr. Isanka P. Gamage (Co-Founder & Managing Director – The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), Sri Lanka) and the Conference Chair, Prof. Dr. Samih Abubaker (Former Dean of the Faculty of Agricultural Technology, Al-Balqa Applied University, Jordan) and Assoc. Prof. Siva K. Balasundram (Head of Department of Agriculture Technology, Faculty of Agriculture, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia).Representing academic partner universities, Dr. Rekha Vyas Zonal, Dr. Shanti Kumar Sharma, Prof. Abdul Ganiya Shaibu, Prof. Sarath Kodithuwakku and Dr. David Nartey Obemah respectively from Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture & Technology, University for Development Studies, University of Peradeniya and CSIR – Soil Research Institute addressed the gathering. The keynote speakers were Prof. Buddhi Marambe (Professor, Weed Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka), Dr. Shanti Kumar Sharma (Director Research, Directorate of Research, RCA Campus, Director, ICAR Centre for Advanced Faculty on Organic Farming, Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture & Technology, India) and Assoc. Prof. Jorge Alberto Zavala, (University of Buenos Aires, School of Agronomy, Argentina).

Conference chairs

prof. dr. samih abubaker

PROF. DR. SAMIH ABUBAKER

Former Dean of the Faculty of Agricultural Technology,
Al-Balqa Applied University,
Jordan.
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Assoc. Prof. Siva K. Balasundram

Head of Department of Agriculture Technology,
Faculty of Agriculture, Universiti Putra Malaysia,
Malaysia
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Keynote Speakers

Prof. Buddhi Marambe

Professor
Weed Science
Faculty of Agriculture
University of Peradeniya
Sri Lanka

Speech Title: "Food Security: Impact of Policy Change and Climate Change"

Assoc. Prof. Jorge Alberto Zavala

Associate Professor
University of Buenos Aires
School of Agronomy
Argentina
Speech Title: "Soybean crop responses to herbivoy: an alternative to insecticide application?"

Dr. Shanti Kumar Sharma

Director Research, Directorate of Research, RCA Campus
Director, ICAR Centre for Advanced Faculty on Organic Farming
Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture & Technology
India
Speech Title: "Organic Agriculture for Mitigation of Climate Change and Enhancing Resource Use Efficiency"

Plenary Speakers

Ing. Prof. Abdul-Ganiyu Shaibu

Professor
Soil and Water Engineering University for Development Studies
Ghana
Speech Title: "Modernisation of Irrigation, the Key to Efficient Water Management for Improved Crops Production in Developing Countries"

Dr Mahendra Singh Pal

Professor
Agronomy GBPUAT
India
Speech Title: "Precision irrigation water management in agriculture"

Dr. David Nartey Obemah

Research Scientist
CSIR-Soil Research Institue
Ghana

Mr. Peter Setou

Chief Executive of the Vumelana Advisory Fund
Speech Title: "Approaches to land reform to ensure food security for future generations.: A case study of Vumelana Advisory Fund in supporting land reform beneficiaries to ensure productive use of restored land."

Participants from more than 26 Countries

AGRICO 2022 consisted of over 85+ Participants from 26 Countries around the world, including Sri Lanka, Jordan, Malaysia, India, Ghana, Philippines, German, Tanzania, Afghanistan, South Africa, Iraq, Bangladesh, Kenya, Caloocan, Bangladesh, USA. Botswana, China, Argentina, Pakistan, Turkey, Ethiopia, New Zealand, Kenya, Hungary, Nigeria, Italy, China and Thailand. The Conference provided an opportunity for delegates to share their valuable knowledge and experience of Education from various perspectives. This conference had representation from every continent and regions across the world, to share views and ideas on Education, network with international colleagues and made the conference a meaning the full opportunity for engagement.

Technical Sessions

AGRICO 2022 comprised of 11 Technical Sessions. The Technical Sessions were under the below themes:
  1. Social Development Economy
  2. Food Science, Technology Security And Safety, Challenges And Opportunities
  3. Agricultural Biology
  4. Agriculture Engineering
  5. Plant Nutrition, Fertilization, Soil Management, Horticulture Practices
  6. Environmental Managements
  7. Agroecology And Sustainable Agriculture
  8. Environmental Management
  9. Sustainable Plant Production
  10. Water Management, Sustainable Plant Production, Agricultural Entomology And Pest Management
  11. Animal Husbandry and Organic Farming
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HIGHLIGHTS of AGRICO 2022

Workshops

prof. dr. samih abubaker

Workshop Title: "Sustainable Agriculture: Towards Food Security in Amidst of Pandemic and Climate Change"

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Samih Abubaker
(Former Dean of the Faculty of Agricultural Technology, Al-Balqa Applied University, Jordan.)
Date: 12th August 2022
Time Duration: 45 Minutes

Workshop Title: "Smart Farming"

Speaker: Assoc. Prof. Siva K. Balasundram
(Head of Department of Agriculture Technology, Faculty of Agriculture, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia)
Date: 12th August 2022
Time Duration: 45 Minutes

Workshop Title: "Adapting agriculture to a changing and variable climate "

Speaker: Prof. Buddhi Marambe
(Professor - Weed Science Faculty of Agriculture University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka)
Date: 12th August 2022
Time Duration: 90 Minutes

Session Chairs of AGRICO 2022

  1. Kah K. N.
  2. Daculog, MN
  3. Bajpai, N. K
  4. Harbor, Chioma Ikechi
  5. Joshi Vister
  6. Rekha Vyas

Evaluation Panel Members of AGRICO 2022

  1. Prof. Dr. Mohammad Shah Jahan
  2. Sewwandhi Chandrasekara
  3. Meera Kumari
  4. Rinukshi Wimalasekera
  5. Francisco Felicilda Buctot
  6. M. PRAKASH
  7. Chamila Dias
  8. Bidyuth Mahalder
  9. Majid Alheidary
  10. Karnjapan Janthawornpong
  11. Florentina Kusmiyati
  12. M.M. Mahusoon

Reviewing Committee of AGRICO 2022

  1. Francisco Felicilda Buctot
  2. M. Prakash
  3. Chamila Dias
  4. Bidyuth Mahalder
  5. Majid Alheidary
  6. Mahendra Singh
  7. Nawaf Abu-Khalaf
  8. Prof. Dr. Mohammad Shah Jahan
  9. (Mrs).Loha Pradheeban
  10. Dr.Abdulraheem S. Mohammed
  11. Sewwandhi Chandrasekara
  12. Abd Mohamad
  13. Prof. Dr Jerzy Mirosław Kupiec
  14. Prof. Dr. Akas Pinaringan
  15. Dr Hab. Joanna Mankiewicz-Boczek
  16. Prof. Dr. Aris Winaya
  17. Prof. Dr. Mustafa Nadhim Owaid
  18. Shanti Kumar Sharma
  19. Dr. Dwi Retno Lukiwati
  20. Bagus Herwibawa
  21. Gabriel Quansah
  22. Peter Ansong Frempong
  23. Mandela Alema
  1. Roland Nuhu Issaka
  2. Ashutosh Gupta
  3. M.M. Mahusoon
  4. Abdulraheem Mohammed
  5. Meera Kumari
  6. Neeraj Verma
  7. Dr. Andri Cahyo Kumoro
  8. Basel Natsheh
  9. K. MARIMUTHU, MSc, MBA, PhD
  10. Ongo Emelda
  11. Lilik Sutiarso
  12. Rinukshi Wimalasekera
  13. Prof. Wael El Zerey
  14. Andri Cahyo Kumoro
  15. Dwi Retno Lukiwati
  16. Karnjapan Janthawornpong
  17. Rakesh Tiwary
  18. Dr. Tamar Kacharava
  19. Florentina Kusmiyati
  20. Rekha Vyas
  21. David Nartey Obemah
  22. Baba Mutala Edem
  23. Lalit Upadhyay
Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems

Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems

Agroecology and Sustainable Food SystemsOnline ISSN: 2168-3573
Editor in Chief: Prof. Stephen R. Gliessman
University of California, Santa Cruz, CA
Publisher: Taylor and Francis
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Abstracted/ Indexed in Scopus, CABI, EBSCOhost, ProQuest, Thomson Reuters, Food Science and Technology Abstracts, OCLC and many more.

BioControl

BioControl

BioControlOnline ISSN: 1573-8248
Editor in Chief: Dr. Eric Wajnberg
INRAE, Sophia Antipolis Cedex, France
Publisher: Springer
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Abstracted/ Indexed in Scopus, AGRICOLA, EBSCO Discovery Service, SCImago, ProQuest Algology, Mycology and Protozoology, Science Citation Index, ProQuest-ExLibris Summon and many more.

Journal of Agricultural & Food Information

Journal of Agricultural & Food Information

Journal of Agricultural & Food InformationOnline ISSN: 1540-4722
Editor in Chief: Leslie M. Delserone
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
Publisher: Taylor and Francis
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Abstracted/ Indexed in Scopus, CABI, EBSCOhost, ProQuest, Soil Science Database, METADEX, agBiotechNet, InfoTree and many more.

Journal of the International Consortium on Landslides

Journal of the International Consortium on Landslides

Journal of Agricultural & Food InformationOnline ISSN: 1612-5118
Editor in Chief: Dr. Kyoji Sassa
Publisher: Springer
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Abstracted/ Indexed in Scopus, AGRICOLA, EBSCO Academic Search, EBSCO Discovery Service, SCImago, Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE), INSPEC, Portico and many more.

Outlook on Agriculture

Outlook on Agriculture- AGRICO 2021

Outlook on Agriculture- AGRICO 2021Online ISSN: 2043-6866
Editor in Chief: Dr. Jillian Lenné
Publisher: SAGE Journals
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Abstracted/ Indexed in Elsevier BV Scopus, CABI: CAB Abstracts, Clarivate Analytics: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE), EBSCOhost, National Library of Medicine PubMed, ProQuest and many more

Knowex Food and Agriculture

Knowex Food and Agricultur
Online ISSN: 2682-728X
Editor in Chief: Prof. Samih Abubaker
Al-Balqa Applied University, Jordan
Publisher: TIIKM Publishing
Journal Link

OUR OFFICIAL PARTNERS

hosting Partner

The South-South Aquaculture and Fisheries Cooperation

hosting Partner

Jordan Society for Scientific Research, Entrepreneurship and Creativity
Jordan

Academic Partner

Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology
India

Academic Partner

University for Development Studies
Ghana

Academic Partner

Faculty of Agriculture,
University of Peradeniya.
Sri Lanka

Academic Partner

Poznan University of Life Sciences
Poland

Academic Partner

The University Putra Malaysia

Media Partner

WIR Research Foundation

Strategic Partner

AgriBrasilis,
Brazil

Organized By

The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM)