Keynote Speaker: Moctar Sacande

Dr. Moctar Sacande

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Dr Moctar Sacande is an expert in forest seeds and dryland restoration at the FAO’s Forestry Division based in Rome, and International Coordinator of the “Action Against Desertifcation” program. He was awarded a Ph.D. in Tropical Plant Physiology by Wageningen University, Netherlands in 2000, and worked as a Research Leader for 15 years at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, in the UK before joining FAO to support the on-the-ground implementation of Africa’s Great Green Wall. He uses his deep knowledge of the dryland fora to ensure that planting the right species in the right place is at the heart of large-scale restoration of degraded lands.

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Conference Presentation, SER2021