AOAD opens Agriculture National Training Course

Sudan Events – Nahid Oshi

The Arab Organization for Agricultural Development (AOAD) opened the activities of the national training course in the field of organic pesticides, which began today, Sunday, in the state of Gezira, aiming to train 35 workers in the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, and Ministry Production, and Economic Resources in the state, in addition to workers in the state Supreme Council for the Environment, the Agricultural Research Authority, and the University of Gezira.
The course comes within the organization’s plan for the year 2023, which aims to increase knowledge about pest control to achieve abundant production free of toxins and environmental pollutants, in addition to increasing the culture of adherence to pesticide levels in food crops in accordance with the standards of the International Codex Alimentarius.
The Director General of the Ministry of Production and Economic Resources, Dr. Hashim Mohammed Ali appreciated the organization’s efforts in training and raising capabilities in various agricultural fields, calling for the importance of raising community’s awareness and capabilities regarding dealing with chemical pesticides and focusing on organic pesticides as a safety valve for preserving the environment and humans, explaining that the importance of the course comes to address the most important aspects of production and human health.
For his part, Mahdi Abdulkarim, from the organization’s liaison point in the state, stressed the continuation of organizing training courses for all sectors related to agricultural activity, calling on the private sector to contribute to the manufacture of organic pesticides to reduce dependence on chemical pesticides due to their great harm to the environment and humans.
It is noteworthy that the course addresses several topics, the most important of which are the use of pesticides to combat pests, economic impacts, organic agriculture, the concept of integrated management of agricultural pests, and food safety.

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