An-Najah University Participates in BENEFIT Project "Boosting Innovation in Education and Research of Precision Agriculture in Palestine"
An-Najah National University, represented by the Projects Management Unit and the Faculty of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, participated in BENEFIT Project " Boosting Innovation in Education and Research of Precision Agriculture in Palestine", which is funded with support from the European Commission through the Erasmus Plus Program.
The project aims at involving Palestinian HEI's in Research Movement related to Precision Agriculture in Europe, encouraging both Palestinian researchers and academics to interests related to the concept, domains, tools and digital technology of the Precision Agriculture, defining a qualitative profile and a state of the art curriculum in Precision Agriculture and elaborating reliable and valid assessment standards, and involving Palestinian farmers into the precision agriculture processes, enriching them not only with critical-reflective but also with creative skills .
A virtual meeting was held with the participation of Palestinian and European universities. The university was represented by Dr. Munqez Shtaya from the Faculty of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Mohammad Najjar, Director of the Projects Management Unit (PMU) at the University, and Eng. Muhammad Hawawrah from the Project Management Unit.
This project is implemented in partnership with Palestinian and European universities: An-Najah National University, Al-Quds Open University, Palestine Technical Khadouri University, Hebron University, University College of Applied Sciences, Al-Istiqlal University, Slovak University of Agriculture In Nitra, University of Patras, University of Ruse, and the Institute of Technology and Business in Czech Republic.