Excellence for Climatic Center

Monday, February 8, 2021
The Board of Directors of the Center of Excellence for Climate Change and Environmental Technology in AAUP holds their regular meeting in the university

The Board of Directors of the Center of Excellence for Climate Change and Environmental Technology in AAUP held their regular meeting in AAUP Campus in Jenin to discuss the upcoming projects for the next period including the Novak and German projects. The members of the board also went in a field tour to the meteorological station, the greenhouse for smart agriculture, and the laboratory of the center which will be established before the end of the first half of this year.

The meeting was headed by Prof. Mohammad Asia- the Deputy Head of the Center, with the presence of the Board members, Dr. Jacqueleen Joubran and Dr. Iyad Yaqoub- from Arab American University, Eng. Yousef Abu Asaad - from the Palestinian Meteorological Department, Eng. Basil Yassin- from the Energy Authority, Eng. Hanan Hijawi- from the Environmental Quality Authority, Eng. Ibtisam Abu Haijaa- from the Ministry of Agriculture and Eng. Hazim Kettaneh- from the Water Authority.

Thursday, December 3, 2020

The Board of Directors in the Center of Excellence for Climate Change in AAUP held their regular meeting to discuss the best site to establish a meteorological station in Arab American University – Jenin Campus. They also discussed the importance of smart agriculture and the ways to do it, the establishing of information database for climate change in Palestine and the future collaboration relations in the projects that the center implement with the governmental institutions and the local community.

The meeting was headed by Prof. Mohammad Asia- the VP for the Medical School Affairs and the Deputy Head of the center, with the presence of the Board members, Eng. Ibtisam Abu Haijaa- from the Ministry of Agriculture, Eng. Yousef Abu Asaad and Eng. Issam Issa – from the Palestinian Meteorological Department, Eng. Hazim Kettaneh- from the Water Authority, Eng. Hadeel Ikhmais- from the Environmental Quality Authority, Eng. Basil Yassin- from the Energy Authority, Eng. Jamal Zeitawi- an international Expert in the Geospatial Information Systems, Dr.

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Excellence for Climate Change and Environmental Technologies Center (ECCETC) organizes a scientific day at AAUP campus Ramallah, about Optimum use of water in agriculture by using new and modern technologies in this field.

This event aims to connect the scientific research with the Palestinian market needs in water field, with the participation of related Palestinian ministries, NGOs, the private sector and Palestinian universities.

Michelle de Vedson, an expert in the optimum use of water in agriculture, presented the scientific day in three main components, first climate excellence and the need to extract water for surface agriculture, second the foundations of smart agriculture and climate change.

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