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12th international conference on Agriculture & Horticulture July9-10

2018, Sydney, Australia

Theme: Emerging trends in Agriculture and Horticulture

Title: Agriculture and Horticulture are the major tool for the development of health, basic
need of life, reduction in Poverty and hunger in the world.

The aim of presentation consist of agriculture, horticulture, health, References
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peoples, create employment, generate income, improve the health,

reduce poverty and hunger in the world.

Biography:Mr. Muhammad Usman, Former Director General

of Agricultural Research System, Government of Pakistan who
retired from service after a spotless career of about 35 years
with senior level experience on research and development of
integrated agricultural production, industries, Agriculture &
Horticulture and bioenergy on a sustainable way.

Mr. Usman is basically an agricultural scientist with

specialization of agricultural, food and biochemistry Muhammad Usman, Moderator
of Biochemistry 2017 Felicitate
Presenting paper in FCF, Geneva, Prof. Jaleel K Ahmed with
Switzerland on 31st Oct, 2012
Mr. Usman is consider as the senior most scientist in the world, Keynote Certificate on Sept, 29
at Dubai
always participated in the international conferences as a
keynote speech, renowned speaker, organizing committee member as well as moderator of the conferences around the
Mr. Usman established “Prominent Agro Based Industries, Agro Based Industries and Consultancy SDN BHD” in
Malaysia and “Foundation for Rural Development in Pakistan”, with primarily aims to work on integrated agricultural
project for Rural Development through improvement in agriculture and consultancy services to the formers at Malaysia.