Conference chairs & committee

prof. dr. samih abubaker

Prof. Dr. Samih Abubaker

Former Dean of the Faculty of Agricultural Technology,
Al-Balqa Applied University,


Professor Samih Abubaker is a farming systems and sustainability specialist. He was the Dean of the Faculty of Agricultural Technology at Al-Balqa` Applied University in Jordan from September 9, 2012 to September 7, 2016. He has over 30 years of experience in vegetable production, farming systems, sustainability, resources management, food security and poverty reduction. He received several short visits to universities around the world as a visiting fellow on teaching and development issues. Example universities include Rutgers, Washington State, Rostock, Technical Munich, Humboldt Berlin, and Bologna. He is an editorial board member and reviewer in several scientific journals, evaluator of mega research proposals for several national and international donors. Samih was a member of the Management Committee of the European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) Action FA 1105. He is serving as the chairman of the agro-environmental committee of the Jordan Society for Scientific Research (JSSR), a member of several national committees including organic farming, the national committee to oversee the school curriculum and others. He participated in more than forty international conferences and chaired the 11th Arab plant protection congress held in Amman, 2014. He has over sixty scientific publications and was awarded many prestigious medals and distinct shields for his outstanding contributions. Finally, Prof. Abubaker is always pleased to share knowledge and cultural integration to bring science and practice of sustainable agriculture a step forward.

Assoc. Prof. Siva K. Balasundram

Head of Department of Agriculture Technology
Faculty of Agriculture
Universiti Putra Malaysia

Assoc Prof Dr Siva K Balasundram currently heads the Department of Agriculture Technology, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). He also serves as Country Representative of the International Society of Precision Agriculture (ISPA) and Executive Committee Member of the Asian Conference on Precision Agriculture (ACPA)

Siva earned his BS (Agronomy) and MS (Soil Chemistry) degrees from UPM in 1994 and 1997, respectively. In 1999, he was awarded a UPM scholarship to pursue a doctorate in Precision Agriculture at the University of Minnesota under the guidance of Prof Dr Pierre C Robert, who pioneered the development of Precision Agriculture in the USA and many other parts of the world. In September of 2003, he earned his PhD and began working as a Lecturer at the Department of Agriculture Technology, UPM. He was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2007 and to Associate Professor in 2012.

Siva is a passionate teacher and researcher. His work quality is reflected in his teaching and research engagements and outputs. He has received encouraging scores in teaching evaluation by students (3-year average of 4.83 out of 5.00). He has brought in research grants in the amount of RM1,068,202 from nine (9) different projects over the past 18 years. He has authored/co-authored a total of seventy three (73) journal articles, forty five (45) proceeding papers, seven (7) book chapters and five (5) articles in professional magazines. He currently registers an Google Scholar h-index of 21. Additionally, he has two (2) copyrights and one (1) patent to his credit. He has also led twelve (15) consultancies and built several industry linkages as a scientific advisor/resource person.

Siva specializes in Precision Agriculture and has expanded his research interests into Digital Agriculture and Smart Farming.

Conference Convener

Mr. Isanka P. Gamage

Mr. Isanka P. Gamage

The International Institute of Knowledge Management, Sri Lanka
Hotline: +94 715 589 870 / +94 777 379 779
Tel: +94117992022

Conference Secretariat

agri conference secretariat

Mr. Keerthi Sri Chandana

#531/18, Kotte road, Pitakotte, Sri Lanka.
Hotline: +94 76 573 3737
Tel: +94117992022

Scientific Committee

The Scientific Committee consists of the experts in the field from many different countries in the world. The Committee Members evaluate your abstracts and provide insights to improve those further. According to the final decision given by them, you would be able to process further tasks for attending the conference.

Scientific Committee Members

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Ashutosh Gupta

Soil Scientist, Patanjali Organic Research Institute, Agriculture Research Campus Phase 2 Bahadrabad, Haridwar (Uttarakhand)

Prof. Dr. Magdy Maher Mosad Mohamed

ARC-Agricultural Research Center.

Dr. Mahmoud Hesham Okasha

Agricultural Engineering Research Institute (AEnRI), Agricultural Research Center (ARC), Giza, Egypt

Chioma Ikechi Harbor

National Root Crops Research Institute, Umudike, Nigeria

Jessie Ray B. Mangundayao

Mindoro State University, Philippines

Dr. V. Divyabharathi

, Horticulture (Vegetable Science), Institute of Agriculture, TNAU, Trichy, Tamilnadu, India

Dr. Karnjapan Janthawornpong

Food industrial technology and management program, Faculty of Agro-industry, Prince of Songkla University, Songkla, Thailand


University Researcher, Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University-Sericulture Research and Development Institute Bacnotan, La Union, Philippines.

Dr. Andrew Mbithi

University of Nairobi

Dr. Dzarifah Mohamed Zulperi

Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture UPM, Serdang, Selangor, MALAYSIA.

Dr. Israr Ahmad

Hazara University Mansehra, Pakistan


Faculty of Sustainable Agriculture, Universiti Malaysia Sabah Sandakan Campus, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. ARIS WINAYA

Faculty of Agriculture and Animal Science, University of Muhammadiyah Malang, Indonesia.

. Dr. Lalit Upadhyay

Scientist Agroforestry, Sher e Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology Jammu.

Dr Precious Awesome


Dr.Sherihan Mohamed Al-Amin

Plant Protection Research Institute, Agriculture Research Center, Egypt.

Dr. Meera Kumari

Asstt. Professor- cum- Junior Scientist Department of Agricultural Economics, Bihar Agricultural University , Sabour , Bhagalpur

Sheriza Mohd Razali

Research Officer, Program Head, Phyto resources, Selection and Plantation, Institute of Tropical Forestry and Forest Products, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia.

Dr Vinod Kumar

Assistant Professor (Soil Science), College of Agriculture (ANDUAT, Kumarganj, Ayodhya) Kotwa, Azamgarh 276001 (Uttar Pradesh) India.

Dr. Iqtidar Hussain

Assistant Professor, Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Agriculture, Gomal University, Dera Ismail Khan, KP., Pakistan

Assist. Prof. Majid Hazim R. Alheidary

Department of Agricultural Machines and Equipment, College of Agriculture, University of Basrah, Basrah, Iraq

Dr. Egas José Armando

Leacture at Superior Rural Development School, at Eduardo Mondlane University

Assistant Professor Shewane Dahiya

department of biotechnology,IIS deemed to be university, SFS Gurukul, mansarovar ,Jaipur. India

Dr Wael El Zerey


Dr. Damtew Aragaw Amare(Candidate PhD)

An associate researcher in horticultural crops agronomy

Prof. Dr hab. Joanna Mankiewicz-Boczek

European Regional Centre for Ecohydrology PAS and University of Lodz, UNESCO Chair on Ecohydrology and Applied Ecology

Ashenafi Nigussie, PhD in Soil Science

Senior Researcher in Soil Fertility and Health Management, Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, Wondo Genet Agricultural Research Center

Dr.Sherihan Mohamed Al-Amin

Doctor Researcher at Plant Protection Research Institute, Agriculture Research Center, Egypt, M Sc. of economic entomology2015,Ph.D.of physiology and economic entomology 2020

Dr. Bidyuth K. Mahalder

UN-Food and Agriculture Organization
FAO Field Office

Associate Professor Mohammad Shah Jahan

Department of Horticulture
Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University
Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Dr. M. M. Mahusoon

Department of Animal Science
Faculty of Agriculture
Eastern University, Sri Lanka.

Dr. (Mrs.) S. N. C. M. Dias

Centre for Environmental Studies & Sustainable Development (CESSD)
The Open University of Sri Lanka.

Dr. David Nartey Obemah (Ph.D)

Research Scientist
Soil Fertility Chemistry and Plant Nutrition Division
CSIR-Soil Research Institute, Ghana

Dr. Loha Pradheeban

University of Jaffna,
Sri Lanka.

Dr. Sewwandhi Chandrasekara

Department of Agricultural Engineering
Faculty of Agriculture
University of Peradeniya Sri Lanka

Dr. Rekha Vyas

Zonal Director Research
Associate Director Communication Centre
Directorate of Research
Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, Udaipur, India

Dr. Rinukshi Wimalasekera

University of Sri Jayewardenepura,
Sri Lanka.

Dr Shanti Kumar Sharma

Director Research, Directorate of Research, RCA Campus
Director, ICAR Centre for Advanced Faculty on Organic Farming
Technical Advisor to HVC
Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture & Technology,
Udaipur (Rajasthan) India


Faculty of Agriculture, Annamalai University,

Dr. Enoch Kwame Tham-Agyekum

Department of Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness and Extension,
KNUST-Kumasi, Ghana.

Professor Ayman Mohamed Abd El Razek Ahmed,

Head of Department Agriculture Research Center,

Dr. inż. Jerzy Mirosław Kupiec

University of Life Sciences Department of Ecology and Environmental Protection,

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ovais OMER

Head of Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS), Out fall Road,
Lahore, Pakistan.

Dr. Puteri E. Megat Wahab

Department of Crop Science Faculty of Agriculture Universiti Putra Malaysia Malaysia

Dr. Aliyu Dikko

Dr. Aliyu Dikko

Student at Federal University of Technology Minna, Nigeria

Dr. Adeyemo Adewole

Dr. Adeyemo Adewole

dekunle Ajasin University Nigeria

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