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Dr. Yvon Martel

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Board Member

Local Address:  Dubai , United Arab Emirates
The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture
Dubai , Alabama
UnitedArabEmirates

Company Description: The year 2009 marks a special year for the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA). Ten years ago the Center was established in 1999 through major...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Board Member
    Potato Research Project

Education

  • Ph.D. , Soil Science
    University of Saskatchewan , Canada
  • Ph.D. , soil science
    University of Saskatchewan , Canada.
  • B.Sc. , agronomy
    Laval University
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biosaline.org, 30 Nov 2015 [cached]
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Dr. Yvon Martel
Board Member Dr. Yvon Martel is an experienced agrologist who is passionate about using science and collaboration between the private and public organizations to develop agricultural production in the pursuit for global food security. He started his career in 1972 with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) where he served as a scientist, director of two research centers, director general for eastern Canada, and chie...read more Dr. Yvon Martel is an experienced agrologist who is passionate about using science and collaboration between the private and public organizations to develop agricultural production in the pursuit for global food security. He started his career in 1972 with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) where he served as a scientist, director of two research centers, director general for eastern Canada, and chief scientist, international, until his retirement in 2011. Dr. Martel holds a Ph.D. in Soil Science from the University of Saskatchewan, Canada, and a Certificate from Harvard University for the Making Corporate Boards More Effective program. He was an invited university professor in Canada, Morocco and Honorary Professor in three Chinese universities. He is also an independent review expert for the European Commission. Dr. Martel earned several distinctions nationally and internationally, including Gold Harvest Award for outstanding career achievements from AAFC, a Doctorate Honoris Causa from Laval University, the Knight of the Order of Agricultural Merit from the French Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries of France, and the Friendship Award by the Chinese Government to foreign experts for outstanding contribution to the development of China. He is a regular speaker on agriculture science management. Read less
Canada, China and Israel Launch Novel Cooperation Program to Stimulate the Research, Development and Commercialization of New Agricultural Technologies - News Room
www.ciirdf.ca, 28 July 2009 [cached]
"Our cooperation in agri-innovation with China and Israel creates many opportunities for Canada," said Dr. Yvon Martel, Chief Scientist, International, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; and Chief Delegate, Canada. "It will showcase Canada's R&D strengths on the global stage, unearth business development and trade opportunities for Canadian agri-food companies and other enterprise that enables technology-based innovations in agriculture, and help to facilitate their entry into new global markets".
Dr. Yvon ...
www.biosaline.org, 29 Jan 2015 [cached]
Dr. Yvon Martel International Center for Biosaline Agriculture ICBA Staff Details
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Yvon Martel Retired Chief Scientist
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Dr. Yvon Martel holds a B.Sc. in agronomy from Laval University and a Ph.D. in soil science from the University of Saskatchewan, Canada. He has Certificates from the University Queen’s Executive Program, Canada and on ‘Making Corporate Boards more Effective’ from Harvard University, US.
He started in 1972 a scientific career with the Science and Technology Branch of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) as a soil scientist and subsequently as director of Research Centres , Director General for Eastern Canada and Chief Scientist, international. He retired in 2011 and is a speaker on agriculture science management and an independent review expert for the European Commission.
Dr. Martel has a long experience in agricultural science management in Canada and internationally. He developed partnerships with industries, universities, different levels of government and institutions of several countries. He was the Director of a Potato Research Project in Brazil and the Chair of the Governing Body of the OECD Co-operative Research Program. He was invited university professor in Canada, Morocco and awarded Honorary Professor of three Chinese universities.
Dr. Martel earned several distinctions nationally and internationally including Gold Harvest Award for outstanding career achievements from AAFC, a Doctorate Honoris Causa from Laval University, the ‘Knight of the Order of Agricultural Merit’ from the French Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries of France and the ‘Friendship Award’ given by the Chinese Government to foreign experts for outstanding contribution to the development of China.
Borlaug Global Rust Initiative
www.globalrust.org, 1 Nov 2008 [cached]
14. Canada: Yvon Martel, Chief Scientist, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
International Center for Biosaline Agriculture
www.biosaline.org, 10 Feb 2015 [cached]
Dr. Yvon Martel Board Member Retired Chief Scientist
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