Mohamed HAFIDI obtained his Ph-D thesis in 1990 at the National Polytechnic Institute, Toulouse, France, in Agronomic Science and “Doctorat d’Etat” in Agronomic and Environmental Science at Cadi Ayyad University in 1996. Mohamed HAFIDI has been a full professor at Cadi Ayyad University (UCA) Marrakech-Morocco since 1990. His areas of expertise are agronomic sciences, environment; composting and organic waste treatment and valorization, biofertilizers. He has published over 250 articles with high impact factor journals, 25 book chapters and 10 patents. He has also developed more than 30 research projects. Mohamed HAFIDI is currently Director of Microbial Biotechnologies, Agrosciences and Environment (BioMAgE) Laboratory, at Faculty of Sciences Semlalia (Cadi Ayyad University, Marrakesh). He was nominated by the Ministry of Higher Education an expert in the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifiques et Technique (CNRST, Morocco); for the period of 2012-2014; 2015-2017; 2019-2022. He was also expert in DGD-AIRD (France) 2013-2016, Fonds de la recherche scientifique (Belgium), and other international programs. He was the chair of the first edition of Mycoomed 2010 and Mycomed 2014 on mycorrhizal fungi.