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26 Apr 2017
The Opening Ceremony of The Ninth Scientific Day for The Faculty of Agriculture entitled "Agricultural Practices and Its Impact on Health and Environment" at the Jordan University of Science and Technology

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The Opening Ceremony of The Ninth Scientific Day for The Faculty of Agriculture entitled "Agricultural Practices and Its Impact on Health and Environment"

at the Jordan University of Science and Technology​

Under the patronage of His Excellency Dr. Tariq Moosa Al-Zadjali, the director general (DG) of The Arab Organization for The Agricultural Development (AOAD), the Jordan University of Science and Technology lunched the opening of the ninth scientific Day for the Faculty of Agriculture entitled "Agricultural Practices and Its Impact on Health and Environment". The dean of agriculture Professor Kamel Zuhdi in the lunching speech stated that the aim of this day is to introduce scientific activities and research carried out by the faculty members and the graduate student to the public as well as identify problems that hinder agricultural development and to show the latest scientific developments in agriculture also referring to this day as an opportunity for local communities and the private agricultural sector to figure out the best ways to develop future plans that serve Agricultural sector on the national and international levels.

H.E Dr. Al Zadjali pointed in his speech to the importance of the agricultural sector and food security and the self-sufficiency in the Arab world. And showed that the agricultural development and food security are of the most important issues facing the agriculture sector and the decline in the in various agricultural products is due to the technical gap and lack of good agricultural practices as well as influence of the prevailed environmental conditions. In his speech H.E Dr. Tariq thanked Professor Omar Al Jarrah the University president for the invitation. Eng Mahmood abo Ghnemh Head of the Agricultural Engineering Association and H.E. Dr. Jawad Al Anani presented their vision to improve the agricultural sector and achieving the security in this sector. Professor Al-Jarrah handled trophies to H.E. Dr. Al-Zadjali and H.E. Dr Al Anani as well as to the ex-directors of the national center for agriculture and extension (NCARE).

H.E Dr. Al Zadjali and Prof Al Jarrah inaugurated the Agricultural exhibition "Agricultural Tent" and the graduate students' posters. The exhibition event involved several participation of government and non-government organizations as well as several private agricultural enterprises. A special wing for the faculty of agriculture represented by academic departments of plant production and Department of natural resources and environment, Department of animal production, nutrition and food technology which presented the activities of the scientific and practical sections.

The lectures section is the second part of the scientific day in the theme "Agricultural Practices and Its Impact on Health and Environment" was presented by the faculty of Agriculture members and the private sectors as well. The Dean of Agriculture Dr. Kamel Zuhdi handled trophies to institutions funded this event thanking all for making this event successful. And extended his thanks to all participants either through their lecturing and displaying their own products in the exhibition.

 

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