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El-Beltagy
Adel El Sayed Tawfik
Current position: 
Chairman, IDDC
Current nationality: 
Egypt
Current residence: 
Egypt
Affiliation/Institution: 
International Dryland Development Commission (IDDC)
Biodata: 
El-Beltagy served as Egypt’s Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation. He is currently Chair, International Drylands Development Commission (IDDC); Professor, Arid Land Agricultural graduate studies & Research Institute (ALARI), Ain Shams University; Chair, Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Egypt, Board Member of the Egyptian Academy for the Scientific Research & Technology; Chair, Food and Agriculture Research Council, Egyptian Academy of Science; Former President, governing board, CIHEAM; Chair, Global Forum for Agric. Research (GFAR); DG, ICARDA; The Golden Medal of CIHEAM & France Commander of the Order of Agric. in recognition of enhancing the Ag development in the Mediterranian ; Member of: Russian Acad. of Agric. Sciences, Moscow; Tajik Acad. of Agric. Sciences; Kyrgyz Agrarian Acad.; and Scientific Council, Azerbaijan Agric Acad. Awards include: Fellow of Univ. of Wales, UK; Al-Istiklal Medal, HM King Abdullah II bin Hussein of Jordan; Golden Medal Award, Armenia; hon. DSc, Univ. of Khartoum, Sudan; and member, Sultan Qaboos ‘first class’ order for Culture, sciences&Arts for enhancing Develop.of Ag in the Dry Areas.
Sustainable Development Goals: 
1 - No poverty
2 - Zero hunger
3 - Good health and well-being
4 - Quality education
5 - Gender equality
6 - Clean water and sanitation
7 - Affordable and clean energy
10 - Reduced inequality
12 - Responsible consumption and production
13 - Climate action
14 - Life below water
16 - Peace, justice and strong institutions
17 - Partnerships for the goals
Keywords: 
Plant stress physiology; biotic and abiotic stress in plants; dry land agriculture; integrated natural resources management and community development in dry areas.
Elected
2005
Section:
01-Agricultural Sciences
Last updated on 20/03/2018