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AUB in Amman to discuss opportunities & synergies in water, human resources, food, and agriculture

AUB President Fadlo Khuri and FAFS Dean Rabi Mohtar visited Amman, Jordan on April 17-18 to discuss fostering cooperation between AUB and Jordanian institutions. The visit, hosted and organized by H.E. Ambassador Tracy Chamoun, consisted of several fruitful meetings with notable personalities, including: H.R.H. Prince Hassan Bin Talal (exploring synergies between FAFS and key centers at the Royal Scientific Society (RSS), such as the ​WANA Institute and ESCWA Technology Center), Dr. Omar El-Razzaz, Jordanian Minister of Education and AUB alumnus, and Dr. Khaled Huneifat, Jordanian Minister of Agriculture.​

​About WEFRAH:

WEFRAH is a water energy food health nexus initiative. Led by FAFS and supported by AUB’s Deans and research units, WEFRAH is a pilot project centered on reviving research and development activities at AREC. The project will focus on multidisciplinary research and development innovations in technology, science, policy and learning. WEFRAH’s vision is to make AUB a regional hub for innovation in the water-energy-food-health nexus and the interconnectedness of renewable resources in arid and semiarid regions. WEFRAH is expected to launch in Fall 2018. For more information, cli​c​k​ here.​

Check below the Lebanese Embassy in Jordan’s Twitter posts:

Check below AlSaa news' articles on the meetings:

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