INVITATION TO ATTEND A PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES
BY OUR SOIL SCIENTIST COLLABORATORS FROM GERMANY
March 19th– 20th and 25th -26th, 2019
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|
|Introduction into soil sciences||Resilient cropping systems||–||Climate change and sustainability|
|The rhizosphere||Soil conservation in agriculture||Precision farming technologies||Waste water management|
|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”.