A high-level delegation from the University of Gezira headed by the former Vice Chancellor of the University Prof. Ismail Hassan Hussein, visited the Faculty of Agricultural Production, International University of Africa. The delegation included the Secretary of Scientific Affairs Secretariat Dr. Adel Daifallah, the Dean of the Faculty of Animal Production Dr. Yasser Hilal Abdullah, and heads of departments at the Faculty of Animal Production, University of Gezira. The delegation was received by the Dean of Faculty of Technology of Production and Agricultural Processing, Dr. Mohamed Osman Albaily.
The delegation had an exploratory tour to the factories of oils, vermicelli, macaroni, jams, juices and meat refrigerators, where they listened to a detailed explanation from the supervisors.
In the same context, the delegation toured the agricultural reserves where he toured a number of them and listened to a detailed explanation from the supervisors. The delegation expressed its praise for what they saw of the production and agricultural work as described by the delegation. The delegation also visited the cattle sheds of sheep and cows. They also visited the poultry factory and listened to a detailed explanation from the farm veterinarian and the Dean of the Faculty of Technology of Production and Agricultural Processing.
The delegation praised the student who is studying at the Faculty of Agricultural Production Technology for their excellent and scientific presentation of poultry production stages. One of the heads of the Department of the Faculty of Animal Production at University of Gezira described the project as a giant for its capabilities and high quality in the performance and professionalism.
Afterwards, the delegation went to the fodder factory and listened to a detailed explanation from the supervisors and then visited the fish farm, praising the experiment, highlighting some important observations that contribute to the development and rearing of the fish farm.
In a small ceremony on this occasion, the Dean of the Faculty of Technology of Agricultural Production and Processing, Dr. Mohamed Osman Albaily, welcomed the delegation and conveyed the greetings of the Vice Chancellor-in-charge and gave a detailed explanation of the University‘s farm and the various units it contains and the development it has witnessed in the last few years. Noting that the farm is satisfying the University needs of the nutrition of students and open a window of its products to the employees of the University, stressing the readiness of the University for reciprocal cooperation with the University of Gezira where achieving common interests and goals.
For their part, the Secretary of Scientific Affairs Secretariat and the Dean of the Faculty of Animal Production, University of Gezira, praised the University‘s farm and described it as a model farm, stressing that the higher education institutions must contribute to food security, stressing the readiness of University of Gezira to provide everything that will help to develop this experience.
At the end of the visit, Prof. Ismail Hassan Hussein thanked the University for its warm reception and hospitality, stressing that the University of Gezira is ready for all kinds of cooperation between the two institutions in the fields of scientific research and oilseeds. “We will make every effort to ensure the success of this twinning and partnership between the two universities.” he said.
In the conclusion, the University honored the delegation with a number of its publications.