IOFS pays visit to Astana IT University

IOFS pays visit to Astana IT University
12 April 2023

On April 12, 2023, the IOFS delegation led by the Director of Programs and Projects Department, Dr. Zulfiqar Ali, paid a working visit to the Astana IT University to discuss potential projects and activities between the two Institutions.

The meeting was hosted by Dr. Nurkhat Zhakiyev, Director of Sciences and Innovation Department, And Ms. Leila Salykova, Director of the Department of International Cooperation. During the meeting, the parties discussed prospects of cooperation on new technologies used in agriculture, and the use of Data sciences in Food safety.

The Head of the IOFS Programs and Projects Department emphasized the areas of cooperation with IOFS for AIT University and the opportunity for collaboration on the exchange of best practices and technologies.

Furthermore, the parties talked about the upcoming IOFS High-Level Forum in which AIT University will hold active participation in Data sciences, Precision farming to adapt and mitigate to climate change and to deal with transboundary pest control using digital field maps, geospatial information and Drone technologies for monitoring and control.

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