MOU between Al Ain University and The Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority (ADAFSA)
A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed between ‘Al Ain University and the ‘Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority (ADAFSA)’, in order to develop the quality of agriculture and food sectors.
The MOU has been signed by HE Mr. Saeed Al Bahri Salem Al Ameri (Director General of ADFCA) and Prof. Ghaleb Al-Refae (AAU President).
The MOU will allow exchanging of experts and students to organize training and technical support activities and provide the researchers the facilities such as equipment, and laboratories, which leads to the co-publishing of scientific research papers and educational books of projects after the cooperation.
Al Ain University and ADAFSA focus on carrying out research that can help to improve the food quality and safety that are provided by different food establishments in Abu Dhabi.
Prof. Ghaleb El Refae, AAU President said that Al Ain University is keen to contribute in supporting the food quality system and the agricultural sector in the UAE and enhancing food safety in line with the pioneering role that the state plays in this field. He added that the signing of this memorandum would strengthen the partnership between the two parties and support the sustainable development efforts that Al Ain University is keen to achieve.
It is worth mentioning that Al Ain University offers a Bachelor of Science program in Nutrition and Dietetics, which includes a group of teaching staff and Nutritionists.