Water Management in Agriculture

2017-10-25
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Welcome speech at International lectures by the Dean prof. Vjekoslav Tanaskovikj, Faculty of Agriculture and Food, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje

Water management in agriculture had special attention from ancient ages till nowadays. The water does not consider the borders of countries and plays huge role in sustainable Agriculture. Climate change and water scarcity is main challenges facing nowadays farming systems. Sharing knowledge on latest technologies and engineering solutions is particular important despite different regions. With such attitude the teaching visit to Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje was organized during 16-20 of October 2017. Lectures of “Water Management in Agriculture” by assoc. prof. Laima Taparauskiene were introduced to the students of the Faculty of Agriculture and Food.

Lecture on Agricultural Economics by Prof. Rodolfo M. Nayha, Jr., Deaprtment of Agricultural Economics and Agrobusiness at University of Arkansas, USA

For the occasion of its 70 years anniversary, the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Food of the Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje were organized several international lectures with possibility to visit them, as well on 19-20 of October was organized a 3rd International Symposium for Agriculture and Food (ISAF 2017), offering possibility for presenting novel and fundamental advances in the field of sustainable agriculture and food production. Dr. Laima Taparauskienė and lect. Otilija Miseckaitė from Institute of Water Resources Engineering, Faculty of Water and Land Management (ASU) participated at Symposium and presented latest scientific results at the section of Natural Resources Management and Environmental Protection. It was great background to be in contact with leading researchers, share own experience and have very fruitful discussions regarding future trends in agriculture.

Some moments from Symposium background:

Students and members of the Faculty took active role during the lectures

 

Before Plenary sessions with colleagues from Zagreb University, Croatia and Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, Macedonia

Participants of the Section 8 “Natural Resources Management and Environmental Protection” after the first day presentations. From left prof. Rameshawar Kanwar (Iowa State University), prof. Chulaiev Ordan (Ss. Cyril and Methodius University), colleagues form Zagreb University, prof. Öner Çetin, Turkey (the fifth form left), prof. Kate Celik Sema (Turkey), lect. Otilija Miseckaitė, Laima Taparauskienė, prof. Željka Zgorelec (Croatia), prof. Vjekoslav Tanaskovikj (Macedonia) and others

Selfie before the departure homer with Keynote Speaker of the Symposium prof. Elaraz Fallik from Hebrew University of Jerusalem, dept. of Postharvest Science & Volcani Center ARO with his wife Orna

 

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