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- Beeweg 36
- Gent Area, Belgium, East-Flanders, Belgium
- Work Honorary Professor Ghent University (Belgium)
- Industry Manufacturing
- Website www.seedsforfood.org
- About As a university professor in botanical sciences (University of Ghent, Belgium) I did research in plant morphology and anatomy (mainly stomata). Interested in the social aspects of daily life in the drylands, I developed in 1982-1992 the soil conditioner TerraCottem and set up many humanitarian projects on all the continents to improve the living standards of people in dry regions. In 1992-1995, I the scientist representing Belgium in the 6 sessions of the INCD, an intergovernmental negotiating committee for the purpose of negotiating a desertification convention (UNCCD). In 1994-2006, I was chosen as the representative of the Belgian scientists working on aspects of desertification an...