Due to Covid-19, AZMUD project
has been launched remotely through an online kick-off meeting on April 22,
2020. From each partner, 2-3 representatives attended the meeting.
Each partner did a presentation
on the company he/ she is leading and another presentation on the work package
in which the company is leading.
Eng. Maram Zaid, MIRRA’s
Irrigation and Agriculture Department Manager, presented MIRRA’s profile. She presented
MIRRA’s goals, approach and projects and activities.
Dr. Samer Talozi, MIRRA’s
Director, presented the Work package in which MIRRA is leading. MIRRA is
leading the work package on Magnetic fields, Joule root plants heaters, PV
modules & ultra-low energy drip irrigation. This work package aims to
develop a new root heating system, optimize and adapt the use of low-energy
drip irrigation in green houses and promote the use of magnetically treated
AZMUD- Improvement of Mediterranean greenhouses
performance using innovative plastic materials, natural additives and novelty
irrigation technologies project is a 42 months project funded by PRIMA foundation. The
consortium of the project is comprised from 8 partners from Europe and MENA