A training workshop entitled “Together for a Green Earth”
- Posted on:Sep 26, 2023
The Deanship of Student Affairs at Al Ain University (Abu Dhabi campus) organized a training workshop entitled “Together for a Green Earth” in cooperation with the Abu Dhabi City Municipality, with the participation of students from the Emirates Private School, and in the presence of a number of deputy deans, members of the academic staff, and university students.
Engineer Saeed Al-Wahaibi covered some important topics, such as the use of operating systems in operating agricultural assets, including the “SCADA” operating system, which is a computer system for monitoring and controlling operations and collecting data remotely. He mentioned the benefits of the SCADA system, including reducing manpower, costs, time, and saving water consumption.
The engineer also spoke about Abu Dhabi Municipality receiving the Green Flag Award, which is considered the global accreditation granted to public parks and open spaces, in order to enhance specialized management and apply best practices in the field of green spaces and recreational spaces.
In turn, Engineer Abdul Majeed Nasser Al Harithi spoke about the Blue Flag Award, the most famous in the world, which is granted by the Environmental Education Foundation, which consist of 33 standards and are divided into 4 categories, which are water quality, environmental management, environmental education and public safety.
A detailed explanation and application of the steps of agriculture were provided to university and school students, and a set of interactive questions was asked during the practical application.
Dr. Noha Hamada (Deputy Dean of Student Affairs) praised the efforts made by the municipality to enrich the attendees’ information in a practical way and stressed the university’s keenness to organize events that serve the community and enhance environmental awareness to achieve sustainable development goals.
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