CIHEAM Bari is one of the three organizers of the 9th edition of Agrosym 2018; the other two are the Faculty of Agriculture of the University of East Sarajevo and Faculty of Agriculture of the University of Belgrade. This is one of the activities foreseen in the Memorandum of Understanding signed by CIHEAM-Bari and the Faculty of Agriculture of the University of East Sarajevo in November 2010.
CIHEAM Bari staff and experts were involved in both Agrosym 2018 Scientific Committee and papers review (Noureddin Driouech, Pandi Zdruli and Mladen Todorovic) and Organizing Committee (Noureddin Driouech, Roberto Capone and Rosanna Quagliariello).
In this edition, CIHEAM Bari was represented by Noureddin Driouech, Senior researcher. He gave a welcome speech during the opening ceremony on behalf, Mr. Maurizio Raeli, Director of CIHEAM Bari. In addition, he presented a keynote paper entitle “Avoiding knowledge waste through Networking and Partnership”, and led and moderated the following working sessions:
Keynotes papers session; Thematic sessions on: Plant protection and food safety; Rural development and agro-economy; Organic agriculture; Side event: CIHEAM Alumni Network: Country meeting; and Final symposium conclusions and recommendations.
Moreover, former students of CIHEAM Bari, members of CIHEAM Alumni Network (FTN), belonging to 13 countries have actively participated with 25 contributions in different sessions of the symposium.
Through the Internationalization process of Agrosym implemented by CIHEAM Bari and Alumni Network, this year’s edition was a real success from any standpoint: 1200 abstracts from 85 countries were accepted for oral and poster presentations as well as 700 full papers.
In parallel, the Education- Scientific Board of the Faculty of East Sarajevo awarded a prestigious recognition “Plaque of the Faculty” to Noureddin Driouech for his valuable contribution in promotion and successful cooperation in scientific-teaching field and contribution to the international affirmation of the Faculty of Agriculture.
Agrosym is considered nowadays as the most important scientific event dealing with agriculture and rural development in the Balkan area. It is also becoming a scientific platform for exchange of knowledge and good practices related to agriculture, food, rural development, environment and forestry in the Mediterranean area.
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