Eng. Maram Zaid, MIRRA's Irrigation and Agriculture
Department Manager conducted a three-
days training. The objective of the first day training was to enhance trainees
technical capacities on sustainable agriculture, irrigation systems design and
agriculture related strategies. At the
beginning, Eng. Maram Zaid did a presentation on sustainable agriculture and
mentioned three types of irrigation systems. After that, trainees were divided
into three groups. Each group selected one of the irrigation systems and
defined it and identified its advantages and disadvantages. Then trainees
presented their results and discussion was held. After that, Eng. Maram Zaid
explained to trainees concepts in irrigation systems design.
In the second day, the trainer with the trainees
went to one of the demonstration sites. Eng. Khalil Bani Mustafa, MIRRA's field
Engineer, explained to the trainees how to conduct a uniformity test, and then
the trainees conducted the uniformity test by themselves in groups.
In the third day, the trainees had identified
innovative solutions to tackle the problems identified in Module 2.
In the last module (Module 4), the trainees will be
trained on how to develop a concept note from the results gained from the