- On October 24, 2023
The Capacity Building Training on soilless agriculture in the Nile River Basin is a one-day event where AWESOME scientists who developed the hydroponics, aquaponics and sandponics experiments will share their results, and discuss aspects of quality control and access to finance.
The Training targets mainly farmers, workers, agricultural engineer students and professionals, investors and financier as well as general public.
The agenda is the following:
10.00 – 10.10 Introduction to the AWESOME Project (A. Castelletti)
10.10 – 10.30 Introduction to the Capacity Building Training (L. Stergiopoulou)
10.30 – 11.15 Training on soilless agriculture technologies developed in the framework of AWESOME (Zon Gardens team)
11.15 – 11.20 Break
11.25 – 12.00 Training on access to finance for small holder farmers
Training on access to market for small holder farmers
(Zon Gardens team)
12.00 – 12.15 Q&A
12.15 – 13.00 Coffee break
13.00 – 13.10 Global issues in the agriculture sector (D. Cekin)
13.10 – 13.25 Key concept: soilless cultivation systems (D. Cekin)
13.25 – 13.40 Important environmental parameters for soilless cultivation (D. Cekin)
13.40 – 13.50 Application in soilless cultivation (D. Cekin)
13.50 – 14.00 Break
14.10 – 14.40 Integrated disease and pest management in soilless farming (D. Cekin)
14.40 – 14.50 Wrap up
The workshop is set to take place virtually on the 25th October 2023, at 10.00 Egyptian time/ 09.00 CET.
Kindly confirm your attendance to Lydia Stergiopoulou by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.