Afghanii Boottii
Plantae Afghanicae
August 2015

International Symposium in Munich University


On 31st of July, 2015, an international symposium on the flora and vegetation of Afghanistan and adjacent countries has been held at the University of Munich by Herbaria of Munich. Mohammad Alam has been invited to this occasion and presented a paper "Towards more comprehensive plant collection in Afghanistan".

From left to right : Prof. D. Podlech, Prof. O. Anders (ancient Collector of Afghan plants), Prof. S. Renner (President, University of Munich and Munich Herbaria) and M. Alam


November 2014

Delivery of books to NEPA


In July 2014, M. Alam was invited by NEPA on the occasion of the official delivery of his book "Trees and Shrubs of Afghanistan" to the mentioned institution. A ceremony was held to aknowldege receipt of 1000 books which have then been distributed to the different Universities and Agricultural offices all over Afghanistan. The ceremony was presided by H. E. Prince Mustafa Zaher, President of NEPA.

October 2014

Symposium in Istanbul


M. Alam took part in the VIII International Apiales Symposium organised by the Department of Pharmaceutical Botany - Faculty of Pharmacy - Istanbul University (1-3 August 2014). Photo with Prof. Dr Amine Aklane.