Forty Students Trained On Modern Agricultural Production

About forty students and staff, of the University of The Gambia’s School of Agriculture, have benefited from a four-day capacity building training on “Modern Agricultural Technology” courtesy of the government of the People’s Republic of China under the Belt and Road Initiative. The two Associate Professors gave hands-on training with the objective of enhancing the knowledge of the trainees on applicable tools and techniques that could maximize agricultural production and productivity. Speaking during the commencement of the training held at the Faraba Campus, on Tuesday 18th June, 2019, the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Faqir Muhammad Anjum, expressed his deepest appreciation of the Chinese Government and Guizhou University for their continuous support to the UTG. He also seized the opportunity to thank the Food and Agricultural Agency (FAO) for its immense contribution towards the School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences of The University of The Gambia. The Vice Chancellor asserted that such a training is key for sustainable growth and development especially for countries like The Gambia whose economy rests heavily on Agriculture. He finally advised the participants to take the training seriously both for their personal and collective