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Parviz Abolghassem Koohafkan

Parviz Abolghassem Koohafkan, Iranian, French agriculturist. Achievements include creation of several international programs which help the poor and conserve planet's resources.

Background

  • Koohafkan, Parviz Abolghassem was born on November 3, 1951 in Tehran, Iran.

  • Education

    • Master in Ecology, University of Science Montpellier, France, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy in Ecology, University of Science Montpellier, France, 1982. Forest engineer, University Tehran, 1974.

    Career

    • Professor Ecole National du Geric Rurale, Montpellier, 1982—1985. Chief technical adviser Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations, Port au Prince, Haiti, 1985—1990, Quito, Ecuador, 1990—1992, senior officer environment and sustainable development Rome, 1992—1996, chief land and plant nutrition management service, since 1996. Professor University Agricultural and Animal Husbandry, Rezayeh, Iran, 1975—1978.

      Senior researcher Center National d'Etude Phyto Socialogique, Montpellier, 1978—1982.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include creation of several international programs which help the poor and conserve planet's resources.

    Personality

    Interests

    Cooking, swimming.

    Connections

    • Parents Mohamad Koohafkan and Sedigheh Dadgar. Married Catherine Cheney, July 31, 1979. Children: Samyeih, Patrick, Michael.
    • spouse: Catherine Cheney
    • children: Samyeih Koohafkan
    • Patrick Koohafkan
    • Michael Koohafkan
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    Born November 3, 1951
    (age 65)
    Nationality
    • 1979
      University of Science Montpellier
    • 1982
      University of Science Montpellier
    • 1974
      University Tehran
    • 1982 - 1985
      Professor, Ecole National du Geric Rurale
      Montpellier, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
    • 1985 - 1990
      chief technical adviser Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations
      Haiti
    • 1990 - 1992
      chief technical adviser Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations
      Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador