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. Hugo Bosque

Technical Advisor, Bolivian Minister of Rural Development and Lands, Bolivia.

Dr. Hugo Bosque graduated in Agronomic Engineering, Universidad Mayor de San Andrés (UMSA), Bolivia in 1994. Dr. Bosque did his M.Sc. in Soil Science and Desertification, University of Ghent, Belgium in 1998. He works as Plant Physiology Professor at the Faculty of Agronomy – UMSA, quinoa and Andean crops researcher at the Faculty’s Research Institute (1999 – present). Dr. Bosque is national coordinator of the project “Competent Use of High Value Andean Crops-ANDESCROP” (2010-2014) and coordinator of the project “Integrated Strategy for the Conservation and Use of Underutilized Latin American Agrobiodiversity-LATINCROP”. He was elected as Dean of Agronomy Faculty at UMSA (2012-2015) and Member of Bolivian Engineering Society and Bolivian Agricultural Engineers College.