This mission within the FAO funded project on climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies in the agricultural sector in Azerbaijan allowed us to have first direct contact with the actors in the field.
The new book “Survey Design,” edited by Associate Professor Miroslava Bavorova, is intended to provide masters and doctoral students, as well as academic staff, with basic principles for designing and conducting quantitative questionnaire surveys.
Niga Abdalla, a PhD candidate from our team, shares her experience of data collection from the survey she conducted between May and June 2021 in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. What were the difficulties and the lessons she learned from her survey? Here she explains:
In September 2021, the members of the Department of Economics and Development from the Faculty of Tropical AgriSciences visited their counterparts from the Agricultural University of Tirana as an initiative supported by the Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility
This year, our group participated in Tropentag 2021, which had an interesting theme of “Towards shifting paradigms in agriculture for a healthy and sustainable future.” Five posters were presented by our group members:
The project that is funded by Green Climate Fund (GCF), administrated by FAO Azerbaijan and coordinated by Assoc. prof. Miroslava Bavorova and Prof. Patrick Van Damme who lead a team of researchers from FTA. The project aims at providing the Government of Azerbaijan and local stakeholders with:
As part of the scientific collaboration with international research institutions, assoc. Prof. Miroslava Bavorová is currently a member of the coordinating team for the global working group.
Our team participated in this year’s Tropentag conference (The annual interdisciplinary conference on research in tropical and subtropical agriculture, natural resource management and rural development). This year, the conference was organized online, and it was a pleasure to see our team’s members joining other participants and getting engaged in the discussion of issues related to agricultural and rural development research.