ICESCO Holds Workshop for Farmers in Senegal
June 29, 2022 0

The Science and Technology Sector at the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO), in cooperation with the Senegalese National Commission for Education, Science and Culture, held a training workshop for the benefit of several farmers and gum producers in the Republic of Senegal on the use of modern technologies in their work, to contribute to achieving human development and preserving natural resources.
The three-day Workshop, which kicked off on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, aims at building farmers’ capacities in using sustainable techniques for cutting trees, harvesting and packaging gum.

The workshop saw the participation of several specialists and experts in the field, who highlighted the importance of raising awareness on the need to use environmentally friendly means and mechanisms to produce gum Arabic and to prevent damaging trees and natural resources, stressing the need to strengthen international and local cooperation and partnerships to protect the environment, build capacities and publicize best practices.

Dr. Muhammad Sharif, Advisor at ICESCO Science and Technology Sector, along with Dr. Foued El-Ayni, Dr. Adel Smeda, and Dr. Ismaila Diallo, Experts in the Sector, represented ICESCO in the virtual Workshop.

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