Lahcen El Youssfi
Country of residence
Khenifra Superior School of Technology, Moulay Ismail University
Environmental Engineering and Agrobiotech Department
Route de Meknes, Khenifra, Morocco
Agronomy Engineer, Agro-Environment Researcher
As a professor of Agro-biology and Natural Resources Management, he is responsible of the training program on agriculture and rural development. His is member of the research group on Ecological Engineering and Natural Resources Management in his institution and a member of the steering committee of the University’s Aromatic and Medicinal Plants Research Cluster. He focuses in his research on the development of application of bio-ecological, technical and economic principles for sustainable agro-ecosystems management (Soil, Water and Plant continuum). In fact, he is combining the work on many research aspects; for example, the research he conducted in an international context project: SWUP-MED (Sustainable Water Use Securing Food Production in Dry Areas of the Mediterranean region), combined activities related to food security, integrated water management and climatic change prevention. He is a member of the AfriAlliance Action Group on “Integrated Water Resource Management and Ethics” that regroups multidisciplinary researchers from African and European countries, which aims the reduction of the gap between Europe and Africa in Advancement of Integrated Water Resources Management. He is an Alumni of the BIARI program ‘climate Change’ at Brown University in the USA and member of many professional and research Associations working for Science. He is an alumni of the African Science Leadership Program leaded by GYA members and by the University of Pretoria in South Africa. On the other hand, He is a young science affiliate of the African Academy of Sciences for the period 2017-2021. Lahcen is also interested in developing social entrepreneurship with a group of students and Young Leaders.