INVITATION TO ATTEND A PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
BY OUR SOIL SCIENTIST COLLABORATORS FROM GERMANY
March 19th– 20th and 25th -26th, 2019

Dear Colleagues,

This is to kindly invite NM-AIST students and staff members to participate in the public lecture series organized by The African Centre for Research, Agricultural advancement, Teaching Excellence and Sustainability (CREATES) and the soil scientist Professors from the Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences in Kleve, Germany.

The lectures will take place on Tuesday, March 19th, Wednesday March 20th as well as Monday, March 25th and Tuesday, March 26th, 2019.

The venue for the lectures will be D202.

Our German collaborators, Prof. Florian Wichern (https://www.hochschule-rhein- waal.de/en/user/7504) and Prof. Matthias Kleinke (https://www.hochschule-rhein- waal.de/en/user/7357) will deliver the lectures under time schedule and topics outlined in the table below:

Time 19th March, 2019 20th March, 2019 25th March, 2019 26th March, 2019
Tuesday Wednesday Monday Tuesday
8.30­

10.00

Introduction into soil sciences Resilient cropping systems Climate change and sustainability
10.30­

12.00

The rhizosphere Soil conservation in agriculture Precision farming technologies Waste water management
13.30­

15.00

The soil microbiome Field practical assessments Alternative fuels Rhizodeposition

Field Practical assessments: Please note that a field practical will be carried out on Wednesday afternoon (20th March, 2019) on campus or in the near surroundings to show some basic practical field assessments on soils.

Please register and “We will accept registrations based on a first come first serve basis”.

Please send your confirmation email to Prof. Anna Treydte (anna.treydte@nm-aist.ac.tz) with a copy to Deodatus Stanley Kiriba (kiribad@nm-aist.ac.tz) not later than 8th March, 2019.