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NARC, Water Ministry, Oxford discuss cooperation

Water Ministry
(Photo: Jordan News)
BAQA’A — The National Agricultural Research Center (NARC), the Ministry of Water and Irrigation, and the British University of Oxford discussed cooperation and exchange of expertise on Sunday, NARC Director-General Nizar Haddad was quoted by the Jordan News Agency, Petra, as saying.اضافة اعلان

Since its establishment, NARC has been committed to adopting modern technologies and finding new resources by leveraging the outcomes of scientific research and working alongside national and international partners, Haddad said, adding that the center is also committed to benefiting from the University of Oxford’s expertise in supporting and developing scientific research.

Ministry Secretary-General Jihad Mahamid commended NARC’s leading role in research and agriculture, stressing that scientific research calls for expanding partnerships and combining theory with practice.

During the meeting, Mahamid presented the challenges facing the water sector, which are increased demand, fewer water sources, and increased energy, operational and maintenance costs, and challenges such as climate change, which has had a major negative impact on the annual rainfall average over the past few years.


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