Tag Archives: Agriculture

Partnership between SUA and China Agricultural University in the making

Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) and China Agricultural University (CAU)held a meeting at SUA main campus, Morogoro, Tanzania on 21st December 2017 during a visit of the CAU from Beijing China. The meeting aimed at identifying areas of collaboration between the two universities for increasing academic excellence of these institutions and enhancing agricultural development in Tanzania. Explaining the major aim of… Read More »

Shopping, agriculture and rescue at the Technion’s 3DS development competition

The three winning teams are automatically accepted into the BizTEC Entrepreneurship Program Three days and nights, 10 projects, 50 students from all faculties, 20 mentors and judges, 40 pizzas and three excellent ideas for admission to BizTEC 2018. These are some of the numbers behind the three-day Technion. (3 Day Startup) 3DS is a global format for promoting entrepreneurship… Read More »

Sustainable livestock futures—BMZ, GIZ and ILRI at the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture this week

For several days this week (18–20 Jan 2018), several scientific directors and staff of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)—Jimmy Smith, Shirley Tarawali, Dieter Schillinger, Lutz Merbold and Kristina Roesel—will be participating with several ILRI partners in the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA), held in Berlin, Germany. This annual German three-day international conference focuses on the future of the… Read More »

Adopt a National Plan on Antibiotics, Like Europe’s Program

Antibiotic resistance has been a recognized crisis for 15 years, but most of the proposed interventions in the United States have nibbled at the edge of the problem. The problem will increase unless the United States adopts a national antibiotic resistance plan to deal the all the complex elements: agriculture, antibiotic overuse, infection control, consumer expectations, the pharmaceutical… Read More »

Arid Land Agriculture Department Participates in Symposium on “Safe Use of Pesticides”

The Department of Arid Land Agriculture at the Faculty of Meteorology, Environment and Arid Land Agriculture represented by Dr. Refaat Atalla Abohassann and Dr. Ahmed Ali Zaitoun has participated in a seminar entitled “Safe Use of Agricultural Pesticides and Moringa Trees” on Wednesday,27 December 2017, in Makkah Al Mukarramah. Which is carried out by the Ministry of Environment,… Read More »


Large storage structures are usually required for storing grains for large bulk storage over a relatively long period without incurring massive loss after harvest. This is accomplished most economically and effectively by the use of silos which are big storage structures constructed mostly of metals. Silos apart from being functionally most suitable structure for bulk storage of grains,… Read More »

Discover city nature with an audio tour

In Anna’s Tuin & Ruigte, the unique piece of urban nature at Amsterdam Science Park, you can now use your own smartphone to discover the area. Students of the course ‘placemaking’ developed an audio tour with information about the history and flora and fauna of the area. You can download the tour for free. At ten different places… Read More »