Under the patronage of Her Excellency Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of State for Tolerance of the UAE and President of Zayed University

Dr. Alipio Canahua Murillo

Esp. en Desarrollo Agricola y Rural M.Sc., Peru.

Dr. Alipio Canahua Murillo is an agricultural engineer. He holds an M.Sc. from the College of Postgraduates, Montecillos, Chapingo, Mexico. Dr. Murillo is a specialist in research of Andean agricultural systems and Professor of the Postgraduate School at the National University of the Altiplano, Peru. Previously, Dr. Murillo was the National Coordinator of the Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) project at FAO and Ministry of the Environment, Peru. He is also technical advisor on the production of organic quinoa at the company NIISA, Corporation, S.A, consultant and adviser to FAO Peru, UNDP and UNESCO.