All stakeholders of the country’s agriculture will come together at the seminar to be held on January 10 in cooperation with the Near East University Faculty of Agriculture and the Cyprus Turkish Chamber of Agricultural Engineers

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All stakeholders of the country’s agriculture will come together at the seminar to be held on January 10 in cooperation with the Near East University Faculty of Agriculture and the Cyprus Turkish Chamber of Agricultural Engineers

The seminar to be held at the Near East University Grand Library Conference Hall on January 10 will be attended by the presidents of the Cyprus Turkish Chamber of Agricultural Engineers, Northern Cyprus Beekeepers Association, Cyprus Turkish Farmers Association, Animal Producers and Breeders Association and Cyprus Turkish Citrus Producers Association and Member of the Italian Sustainable Plant Protection Institute Dr. Gennaro Di Prisco.

The seminar, which will be held at the Near East University Grand Library Conference Hall on January 10, the 177th anniversary of the start of modern agricultural education, will bring together all agricultural representatives of the TRNC
in cooperation with the Near East University Faculty of Agriculture and the Cyprus Turkish Chamber of Agricultural Engineers. At the seminar where a member of the Italian Institute for Sustainable Plant Protection Dr. Gennaro Di Prisco will present “Resilient Beekeeping for the Assurance of Ecosystem Services”, the presidents of the Cyprus Turkish Chamber of Agricultural Engineers, Northern Cyprus Beekeepers Association, Cyprus Turkish Farmers Association, Animal Producers and Breeders Association and Cyprus Turkish Citrus Producers Association will also make speeches.

The opening speeches of the seminar, which will be hosted by the Near East University, will be delivered by the Near East University Acting Rector Prof. Dr. Tamer Şanlıdağ and President of the Cyprus Turkish Chamber of Agricultural Engineers Erkut Uluçam.

Modern agricultural education is 177 years old!
During the Ottoman Empire, the date when modern agricultural education began with the Agricultural School opened at the Ayamama Farm in Istanbul Yeşilköy on January 10, 1846, is also celebrated as the “Agricultural Engineers Day”. This year, on January 10, when the 177th anniversary of the start of modern agricultural education will be celebrated, an important vision meeting that will shape the future of TRNC agriculture will be held at the seminar hosted by the Near East University Faculty of Agriculture with wide participation.

All stakeholders of the country’s agriculture will come together at the seminar to be held on January 10 in cooperation with the Near East University Faculty of Agriculture and the Cyprus Turkish Chamber of Agricultural Engineers
Prof. Dr. Özge Özden: “On January 10, the 177th anniversary of the start of modern agriculture education, we will bring together all the stakeholders of the TRNC agriculture at the Near East University and hold an important vision meeting that will shape the future of the country’s agriculture.”
Near East University Faculty of Agriculture Founding Dean Prof. Dr. Özge Özden reminded that modern agricultural education started in the Ottoman geography with the opening of the Agricultural School on January 10, 1846, and said, “As Near East University Faculty of Agriculture, we see ourselves as a continuation of this tradition with a perspective that synthesizes the traditional and the modern agricultural production diversity of our country and the world. We are implementing an education model that will bring productivity and efficiency to a sustainable level.”

Emphasizing that all stakeholders of the TRNC agriculture will come together in the seminar they will organize on January 10, the 177th anniversary of the start of modern agricultural education, Prof. Dr. Özden also stated that the “Resilient Beekeeping for the Assurance of Ecosystem Services” presentation by a member of the Italian Institute for Sustainable Plant Protection, Dr. Gennaro Di Prisco, will be an important vision statement, especially in beekeeping.