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Independent experts nominated by country party

José Feliciano Ruiz Figueroa

First name
José Feliciano
Last name
Ruiz Figueroa
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Other Disciplines
Agricultural Sciences
Soil Science
UN languages spoken



Job function
Professor and Researcher
Soils Department
Telephone number
52 595 42200/5139
Work experience
- Professor and researcher at the Autonomous Chapingo University (UACH) and ten different schools and universities._x000D_
- Professor and researcher at the UACH and the president of the Organic Agriculture National Council, 1996 to date._x000D_
- Scientific Director of Agroecological Project for World Bank, Mexico, 1996 to date._x000D_
- Professor on 34 courses on soil conservation, general edaphology, soils physics and environmental assessment, 1977 to date._x000D_
- Researcher with more than 64 scientific documents on soil conservation, natural resources management and organic agriculture, 1977 to date.
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
B. Sc. in Agricultural engineering, Soil Specialist, Agriculture National School, 1972 Mexico_x000D_
M. Sc. at the Postgraduate College in Agicultural Sciences, Montecillo, Mexico, 1978_x000D_
Ph. D. at the Insitut national agronomique de Paris-Grignon, France 1983
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. Ruiz Figaroa, J.F. Evaluation to five types of terraces in hillside soils at Texcoco river hollow place._x000D_
2. Ruiz Figaroa, J.F. Management and Conservation of Soil and Water._x000D_
3. Ruiz Figaroa, J.F. Lands evaluation for a sustainable agriculture._x000D_
4. Ruiz Figaroa, J.F, Clayment soils management for a sustainable agriculture._x000D_
5. Ruiz Figaroa, J.F. Organic agriculture, an option for mexican agriculture sector.
Other activities
- participant in 7 sepcial high level human resources courses_x000D_
- participant in 24 newspaper articles, television interviews, radio and video, 1990 to date._x000D_
- participant in the formation of 64 graduate and postgraduate students_x000D_
- lecturer and participant in 99 national and international level conferences and congresses.
- member of 9 national and international associations
Organisation name
Universidad Autonoma Chapingo
Organisation street address
Km. 38-5 Carretera, Texcoco, CP 56230
Organisation city
Organisation country