PalFarm

Brief

Project Full Title: PalFarm to Build the Capacity of Agriculture Diploma Students Project
Status: Closed
Funding Amount: 247,910 USD
Donor: World Bank
Start Date: 01/11/2014
Completion Date: 30/11/2017
Project Duration: 37 months

Short Description

UCAS, in partnership with Union of Agriculture Work Committee (UAWC), implemented Pal Farm project. This project was within the Quality improvement Fund (QIF) and it targets the Agriculture diploma program. Through this project, the program was developed through; developing the curriculum regarding to the labor market needs, establishing and operating Agriculture Extension Center, skilling the academic staff and partners' members, financing graduation projects and implementing Internship program for the students. All these activities produced qualified graduates who were capable to compete in the labor market.

Main Objective

The project aimed to raise awareness of the importance of the development of modern techniques and applications in the field of agricultural in Palestinian society.

Field Areas

Agriculture, Quality Improvement

Project Partners

Union of Agriculture Work Committee (UAWC)

Specific Objectives

- Raising awareness of the importance of the development of modern techniques and applications in the field of Agriculture in Palestinian society
- Enriching Agriculture Diploma Curriculum with modern and practical agricultural topics
- Building capacity of the Agriculture Diploma academic staff
- Developing professional cadres capable of enhancing agricultural production by providing on-job training opportunity in local agricultural institutions
Reem AkkeilaPalFarm