JICA visit to School of Agriculture


Within the framework of cooperation with international bodies, a delegation from the office of the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Jordan visited the School of Agriculture on Sunday morning, September 26, 2021, where they were welcomed by the Dean of the School, Prof. Safwan Al-Shiyab, Vice Dean, Prof.Muhannad Al-Akash and JICA Programs Coordinator at the School of Agriculture, Prof. Luma Al-Banna.

The discussion revolved around the continuation of cooperation and the possibility of extending the agreement signed between the University of Jordan represented by the School of Agriculture/ University of Jordan, the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA), and the Jordanian Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation, which is concerned with holding training courses in the development and capacity building of technicians from the Yemeni Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation in the field of irrigation for another Japanese fiscal year (until the end of March 2023) due to the outbreak of the Corona epidemic, which led to the postponement of training courses that were programmed in the year 2020/2021.

The discussion also took place on the possibility of cooperation between the School of Agriculture and JICA; Undergraduate and graduate students internship,    Scientific exchange visits among Jordanian and Japanese faculty members with the aim of cooperation in the fields of research and teaching.

 The visit was concluded with a tour of the School of Agriculture facilities, during which the delegation was briefed on modern technologies in the school museum and laboratories in the various departments, and take a group picture.