On March 13, 2019 the Center for Ecological-Noosphere Studies (CENS) NAS RA conveyed a joint Armenian-Italian Workshop dedicated to precision agriculture issues. The Workshop attendees were Departments of Biology, Agriculture and Food Sciences of the National Research Council of Italy, the Center for Ecological-Noosphere Studies NAS RA, Armenian National Agrarian University, the Scientific Center for Vegetable and Technical Crops.
The welcome address was delivered by Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador Vincenzo Del Monaco (Italy) and CENS director Prof. Armen Saghatelyan.
Thematic presentations were given by:
- Prof. Francesco Loreto (Research and Innovation at the Department of Biology, Agriculture and Food Sciences of the National Research Council of Italy),
- Dr. Argishti Eghiazaryan (Armenian National Agrarian University),
- Zara Harutyunyan (Scientific Center for Vegetable and Technical Crops),
- Dr. Shushanik Asmaryan (CENS NAS RA).
The presentations were followed by detailed discussions.
Upon completion of work Ambassador Vincenzo Del Monaco and Prof. Francesco Loreto visited CENS departments in order to familiarize themselves with CENS achievements and potential in precision agriculture and discuss prospects of development.
Agenda for March 14 includes visiting Armenian National Agrarian University and the Scientific Center for Vegetable and Technical Crops.