Euro 32, 000 Equipment Delivered for Monitoring Programme Activities
December 28, 2016
On Wednesday 14th of December, 2016 EU-JRDP delivered special technological equipment of the total cost of Euro 32, 000 to the Programme partners from the three focus governorates namely: Matrouh, Fayoum and Minya on 15 December, 2016.
The equipment included computers, cameras and printers with the purpose of monitoring and follow up of the activities conducted by the Programme in the area of rural development in the three focus governorates. The equipment will be installed in a special unit at the local level in the Agricultural Directorates of each of the three governorates.
Prior to the purchase and delivery of these equipment, a training was delivered by the Programme to the Local Committee, which is composed of representatives from the Programme Lead Partner: the Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation (MALR), Water Users Associations (WUAs), and Farmer Associations on how to use each tool for the monitoring and follow up activities.
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