Desert Research center organizes a training course on “contract farming for oil crops in El-Minya Governorate”

Under the directives of Mr. Al-Qusayr, Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation, and the Agricultural Development Strategy 2030, which seeks to increase the self-sufficiency of vegetable oils,

Under the auspices of Dr. Abdallah Zaghlol, President of the Desert Research Center

As part of the activities of the research program “The guiding campaign to improve the economic efficiency of oil crop value chains – West Minya region

The training course “Building the capacity of oil sunflower farmers and raising awareness of the importance of contractual agriculture” under the slogan “Contractual agriculture is safety and guarantee”  has been opened

Dr. Zaghlol said that “ the training program targeted the farmers of western Minya mainly, as well as the most important areas famous for the cultivation of sunflowers, which consisted of the center of Bani Mazar, in addition to the reclamation areas that were monitored by Central Egypt

Dr. Elham Younis, head of the research team, said the goal of the training is to raise farmers’ awareness of the importance of contractual agriculture of oil crops in general, and sunflower crops in particular. And that’s before the start of the planting season. The training also included the introduction of contract terms, clauses and parties in accordance with the directives of the Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation. The training also addressed the most important recommended oil varieties, which are highly productive and reliable, with emphasis on the seriousness of the items of unknown source

The training also included scientific lectures on the most important good agricultural practices of the oil sunflower crop, under the current climatic conditions

The training also included introducing the terms, conditions and contracting parties. The training also dealt with the most important recommended oily varieties, which have high productivity, and are reliable, with an emphasis on the danger of the varieties of unknown source. The training also included scientific lectures on the most important good agricultural practices for the oil sunflower crop, under the current climate change conditions

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