Role of Scientific Research and Sustainable Agriculture in Achieving Food Security conference
March 28, 2019, 5:51 p.m.

Under the Patronage of:

Prof. Dr.Mosleh M. S.Duhoki, the President of Duhok University


Prof. Dr. Qusay K. Al-Ahmadi, the President of Mosul University

Under the Motto:

Role of Scientific Research and Sustainable Agriculture in Achieving Food Security

College of Agriculture and Forestry at Mosul University and the College of Agriculture, Duhok University will held

The Third International Agricultural Conference in cooperation with Non center for researches and specialized studies on Wednesday and Thursday, 2nd-3rdOctober 2019, in the halls of the College of Agriculture, Duhok University


Presidency of the conference:

Assist. Prof. Dr. Sahel K. Al-Jameel, the Dean of College of Agriculture and Forestry, Mosul University.

Assist. Prof. Dr. Kamal N. S. Mustafa, the Dean the College of Agriculture, Duhok University.


About the College of Agriculture and Forestry/ University of Mosul

The College of Agriculture and Forestry was established in 1964 and was affiliated to the University of Baghdad until April 1st1967, the day of the founding of the University of Mosul and became one of four colleges that have become the main building block of Mosul University, which included three departments in agricultural science (forestry, plant production and animal production). In 1967, the College was moved from its temporary location at the site of the University of Mosul to the area of ​​HammamAl-Alil, about 25 km south of Mosul. The main departments and laboratories were built and the experimental fields for forest, plant and animal production were established. After the events of 2003, the college was moved to the Cultural Campus of the University of Mosul. The duration of the initial study is four years. The graduate is awarded a bachelor's degree in agricultural sciences in many specialties, Master and Doctorate degrees are awarded as well in various specialties. The first PhD was awarded at the University of Mosul from the Department of Field Crops in 1987.


About the College of Agriculture/ University of Duhok:

The College of Agriculture was established at the establishment of University of Duhok in 1992 beside the College of Medicine inSemel district, about 15 km west of Duhok city. The establishment of the College was as an urgent need of the region to lead the development of the agricultural sector In Kurdistan Region of Iraq, which is an ideal area for cultivation of various crops as well as investment and development of livestock. The College began with very simple possibilities and then developed and expanded in terms of scientific departments, buildings, laboratories, lab equipment, orchards and fields. At the beginning of the establishment, the College had only two departments: Plant Production and Animal Production. Nowadays, the College consists of eight scientific departments in addition to the basic sciences branch. The initial period of study at the College is four years. The language of study is English. The graduate then grants a bachelor degree in Agricultural Sciences in the fields of its eight scientific departments. The College also grants Master and Doctorate Degrees in specializations related to specific Scientific Departments.



Conference Towers:

-       Animal Production, Food Science and Animal Hygiene

-       AgriculturalExtension, Agriculture Economy and Sustainable Development.

-       SoilScience, Desertification Control andWater Management.

-       Horticulture and Landscape Design.

-       Forestry, NaturalResourcesManagement and Ecology.

-       Modern Technological Applications and Agricultural Technologies.

-       FieldCrops, Integrated Systems for Agricultural Machinery and Plant Breeding.


Conference fees:


·         The participants in the capacity of researcher from Iraq 100000 IQD.

·         Participants from outside Iraq 200 US $.

·         Participants without research, just attendance 75000 IQD.

·         Participants from Iraq with accommodation 150000 IQD, including food and transport to and from the sessions of the conference.

·         In the case of more than one researcher for the same research, the wages of the other researcher also required.

All conference participants will get

conference certificate, conference bag, residence and two lunches per person as well as the publication of research in Al-Rafidain Agriculture Journal, a quarterly scientific journal issued by the College of Agriculture and Forestry at Mosul University and the journal of University of Duhok. The conference will accept manuscripts in both Arabic and English languages.


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Preparatory Committee.

Prof. Dr. Saeb Y. Abdulrahman, Chairman

Assist. Prof. Dr. Shukri H. Saleh, Member

Prof. Dr. Mohammed T. O. Agha, Member

Prof. Dr.Sulaiman N. Ammi, Member

Assist. Prof. Dr.Bassam Y. Ibrahim, Mmeber

Assist. Prof. Dr.Shawket M. Mohammed, Member

Assist. Prof. Dr. Ibrahim A. Bakir,                          Member

Assist. Prof. Dr. Mohammed Sidqi S. Duhoki,      Member

Dr, Firas K. D. Aljiboori                                           Member

Dr. Khalil A. Darwish                                               Member




Prof. Dr. Ahmed S. Khalaf                                      Chairman

Prof. Dr. Nabil A. Qasim                                         Member

Prof. Dr. Saleem I. Shahbaz                                   Member

Prof. Dr. Muzahim S. Albek                                    Member

Prof. Dr. Wazeer A. Hassan                                   Member

Prof. Dr. Ali F. Qasim Al-Ma’adhidi                       Member

Prof. Dr.  Abdulla Hamad Al-Dabbash                  Member

Prof. Dr. Adel A. Abdulla                                      Member

Prof. Dr. Abdi Ali Hassan                                     Member

Prof. Dr.Hanaa Sultan                                         Member




Assist. Prof. Dr. Rafail S. Toma                  Chairman

Assist. Prof. Dr.Arkan Mohammed Amin   Member

Assist. Prof. Dr.Nashwan M. Al-Saffar       Member

Assist. Prof. Dr.Fathi A. Omer                    Member

Assist. Prof. Dr.Lazgeen A. Merwin           Member

Assist. Prof. Dr.Batol A. Karso                  Member

Dr. Khalid A. Mohammed                            Member

Dr. Wisam Y. Aziz                                        Member

Dr. Muntasir K. Khisro                                Member

Dr. Hassan N. Mohammed                         Member

Mr. Hashim S. Murad                                  Member



Assist. Prof. Dr.Mudhafer A. Al-Mosli     Chairman

Dr. Nabaz I. Mohammed                            Member

Dr. Muyaser M. Aziz                                   Member

Dr. Mohammed Amin Y. Taha                   Member

Dr. Sherzad M. Hussein                            Member

Dr. Hadar S. Faizy                                     Member

Mr. Ayad H. Al-Allaf                                  Member

Mr. Rizgar I. Saeed                                   Member

Mr. Raghad A. Ali                                     Member


Welcoming and Legislations Committee

Assist. Prof. Dr.Akram A. Khalaf                  Chairman

Assist. Prof. Dr.Sarfaraz F. Ali                       Member

Mrs. Asma’a Z. Younis                                     Member

Mrs. Rua’a M. Hamid                                        Member

Mr. Ibrahim E. Taher                                        Member

Mr. Thamir H. Hameed                                    Member

Honar S. Mahdi                                                Member






-       TheAbstractsshould be received no later than April 30th 2019

-       The Full manuscriptshould be received June 16th2019

-       The authors will be informed of their acceptance by July 30th2019

-       Conference invitations will sent by September 8th2019

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