Institution:National Institute of Agronomic Research (INRA)
Dr. Khalid AZIM is a horticulture engineer with a Master’s degree in Mediterranean Organic Agriculture from the CIHEAM-Bari Italy. Khalid is in a permanent position as a researcher in “Organic Horticulture and Composting optimization” and soil Bioferlilizers at the National Institute of Agronomic Research (INRA). Khalid is expert on organic agriculture mostly oriented toward research and capacity building actions. Proud to be close to farmer needs in much Research to Action projects, he has discovered the rude task of a farmer in an arid region in Morocco, and totally committed to develop organic principles, in order to bring it out from niche to a mainstream as outlined by Organic 3.0. khalid is the National Scientific Coordinator of Organic Agriculture Research Program at INRA-Morocco and coordinated several research project and had many publications, one book, chapters, and oral communications. He is a member of the National Board of FIMABIO, World Board member of ISOFAR and Associate Editor of its journal “Organic Agriculture” Springer, Germany. Dr Khalid AZIM has been the chair of the 1st EU/North-African Conference on Organic Agriculture (EU-NACOA) held in Marrakesh (Morocco) 11-12 November 2019 and was the Editor of its book of abstracts.