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Affiliation: German Jordanian University, Jordan

Title of Presentation: Knowledge Management, ICT for Development and e-learning initiatives in the Agricultural Sector

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Anton Mangstl has a Ph.D. in Crop Science and is a specialist in agronomy and information management. He is now the Vice-President of the German-Jordanian University. Prior to joining the German-Jordanian University, he was the Director of the Knowledge Exchange and Capacity Building Division for the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN since 1996. Dr. Mangstl has guided the transition of FAO s information services into the Internet age. He was the Director of the Central German Center for Agricultural Documentation, the Director of the Centre for Agricultural Documentation and Information (ZADI) Bonn, Germany, and the Deputy to the Head of the Working Group on Crop Production and Informatics, Center for Life and Food Sciences in Agriculture, Freising-Weihenstephan (Germany).