Thursday, 13 March 2014

Biochar Training Course - Nanjing Agricultural University

Announcement; The Third International Biochar Training Course held at Nanjing Agricultural University (NJAU) October 16th 2014

Following the success of the first training course the Biochar and Green Agriculture Centre of Nanjing Agriculture University in Collaboration with the University of Newcastle of Australia and the University of NSW is announcing a second course to be held starting 16th October 2014. China now leads the world in the commercial production of both biochar and biochar technology. It has pioneered the development of combine NPK biochar granulated fertilizers.

Report on the Second International Biochar Training Course held at Zhejiang Agriculture and Forestry University (ZAFU), Linan, Hangzhou Province, China, organized by Nanjing Agricultural University in collaboration with the University of New South Wales and Newcastle University (Australia), October 2013

Stephen Joseph, Helen Gould and Genxing Pan

Monday, 3 March 2014

Biochar workshop in Pakistan - 24-27 March

This four day workshop has a great line-up of international speakers...

Workshop: Biochar: for climate friendly agriculture, Shifting paradigms for higher precision and efficiency (Faisalabad, Pakistan)

A workshop titled "Biochar: for climate friendly agriculture, Shifting paradigms for higher precision and efficiency" will be held at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad Pakistan from 24-27th March, 2014 in collaboration with UKBRC, University of EdinBurgh, UK. Leading scientists in Biochar from Australia (Prof. Stephen Jospeh), China (Prof. Pan Gen XING), UK (Ruben Sakrabani), Switzerland (Hans-Peter Scmidt) and other leading scientists are going to conduct this workshop sponsored by British Council under the UK research link program for Pakistan. The Organizers of this joint effort from UK and Pakistan are Dr. Simon J Shackley (School of geo sciences, Edinburgh University UK and British Biochar foundation) and Dr. Fahd Rasul (agro-climatology lab, Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture Faisalabad).