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A webinar on Online Learning for Agricultural and Rural Development

28 June 2021 - 28 June 2021


The Center for Special Studies and Programs (CSSP) affiliated to the Bibliotheca Alexandrina's (BA) Academic Research Sector organized a webinar on Online Learning for Agricultural and Rural Development, on Monday, 28 June 2021; 12:30 pm GMT+2.

This webinar discussed how online and distance learning can contribute to tackling rural and agricultural development in Egypt. The webinar presented an overview of the DeVilag Projects efforts in this regards.

Registration is free through the following link

Distinguished speakers have speaked at the webinar: H.E. Dr. Hussein I. El-Atfy, Secretary General, Arab Water Council (AWC), and former Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation, Egypt; Prof. Hani Sewilam, Academic Director, Department of Engineering Hydrology, RWTH Aachen University, Germany; Prof. Mohamed Abdrabo, Head of Alexandria Research Centre for Adaptation to Climate Change, Alexandria University, Egypt; and representatives from the DeVilag project.

This webinar is held under the framework of the ERASUMS+ project: Steering Migration through Sustainable Development Euro-Egyptian Program for Agriculture and Rural Development ? DeVilag. This project is an international collaboration between the BA as represented by the CSSP, Academic Research Sector, and a number of Egyptian and European universities: RWTH Aachen, Germany; The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden; University of Nicosia, Cyprus; Cairo University, Egypt; Fayoum University, Egypt; Heliopolis University, Egypt; The American University in Cairo, Egypt; and the Agricultural Research Center, Egypt.

The Devilag project aims to support the Egyptian rural community with the necessary qualified graduate and university expertise to improve agricultural productivity, enable more sustainable food production, develop poor villages, and enhance farmers' income and their living conditions to prevent migration to cities or beyond.

Online Link of the webinar: https://www.facebook.com/csspba/videos/844744993107958