Vol 7 No 4 2022- 1

2nd International blended Virtual Conference of Agricultural Sciences at Diyala University

Hassan Hadi Mustafa *
Dean of College of the Agriculture /University of Diyala.Iraq
The Chairman of (IBVCAS 2022)
*Corresponding author. hassanalalawy@uodiyala.edu.iq
Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.21931/RB/2022.07.04.1
Diyala University is an Iraqi public university located in the city of Baquba, the center of Diyala Governorate, northeast of Baghdad’s capital. The scientific and civilized march of the province.

Figure 1. Iraqi maps Administrative map of Diyala Governorate ç
The establishment of the College of Agriculture at the University of Diyala was an urgent necessity due to the great potential of the Diyala governorate in the agricultural sector and the vast fertile lands. It is an agricultural governorate with distinction, and its orchards are famous for citrus fruits, as they were called Baquba, the city of oranges. It is also characterized by rare types of dates and citrus fruits. Livestock in Diyala Governorate has the largest share of the agricultural sector is one of the most important economic pillars. Diyala governorate is the first after Baghdad in the number of sheds and hatcheries in Iraq, with three large cow stations and many poultry halls, either for the production of table eggs or white meat.
After the success of the First International Scientific Conference on Agricultural Research, which was held under the logo( The Role of Scientific Research in the Prosperity of Agricultural Reality in Iraq and the World) on December 25-26, 2019, we had to prepare for the Second Virtual International Conference on Agricultural Research.
The 2nd International blended Virtual Conference of Agricultural Sciences is a prestigious event organized by the College of Agriculture, University of Diyala, with a motivation to provide an excellent international platform for academicians, researchers, engineers, industrial participants and budding students around the world to share their research findings with the global experts.
IBVCAS (International blended Virtual Conference of Agricultural Sciences) was held basically via physical attendance for two days during August 17 -18, 2022, at the University of Diyala, Iraq. Only researchers who could not have travel restrictions, particularly international participants, were allowed to participate virtually in the Free Conference Call (ZOOM) platform. Each participant was given approximately 10 minutes to view the most important findings of their research and 5 minutes to discuss these results.

Figure 2. Agriculture in Diyala governorate
The 2nd International Virtual Conference of Agricultural Sciences (IBVCAS 2022) found practical solutions to agricultural problems, improving the management and productivity of farms and Supporting the Iraqi national product in raising international quality standards Enhancing researchers to increase the quality of scientific research that serves the local agricultural sector to achieve the food security in Iraq Providing an opportunity to exchange ideas and experience among researchers, academics and production sectors, well as the public sectors who are engaged in efforts to under set and the agricultural sciences in fields of Animal Science and Zoology, Agronomy, Soil Science and Water Resources, Horticulture Science, Agricultural Economy, Ecology, Food Science.
This event offers the chance for a world gathering of scientists, practitioners, engineers, industrial participants, and educators from totally different professional views who share common interests to explore and become aware of the developments in these fields. We are delighted to have over 48 participants worldwide join the IBVCAS conference, share their research findings, and enlighten their new ideas to make this event grow from strength to strength. We believe that this conference outcome will contribute significantly to the knowledge base in these up-to-date scientific fields.
1-   https://uodiyala.edu.iq/
2-   https://agriculture.uodiyala.edu.iq/
3-   https://agriconf.uodiyala.edu.iq/index.php/ICAS2022/issue/current

Received: 20 July 2022 / Accepted: 15 October 2022 / Published:15 November 2022
Citation:Mustafa HH. 2nd International blended Virtual Conference of Agricultural Sciences at Diyala University.Revis Bionatura 2022;7(4) 1. http://dx.doi.org/10.21931/RB/2022.07.04.1

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