Dr. Rahul Datta is an assistant professor at Mendel University, Czech Republic, where he obtained his MSc and Ph.D. He is a soil microbiologist and enzymologist. His research is focused on sustainable agriculture and food security, with specific reference to the application of biochar, soil molecular and microbiological techniques to improve soil quality and crop productivity. He has published about 75 research articles and review papers and two books with Springer and IntechOpen, and has reviewed more than 300 papers in peer-reviewed journals. At present, he is an Honorary International Advisor at the Asian PGPR Society.