New and Innovative Courses for Precision Agriculture

Project Overview

Project Title New and Innovative Courses for Precision Agriculture
Project Number 597985-EPP-1-2018-1-KZ-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP
Country Kazakhstan Turkmenistan Uzbekistan
Overall Project Value(EUR) 500 001 - 1 000 000
Project Start – Project End November 15, 2018–November 14, 2021
Project Status Active

Funding and Implementing Organizations

Origin of Funding European Union
Project Budget(EUR) 999.847
Implementing Organization / Consortium

• Kazakh Agro Technical University (Kazakhstan) – Project Coordinator
• Technische Universitat Berlin (Germany)
• Shokan Ualikhanov Kokshetau State University (Kazakhstan)
• Ministry of Education and Science (Kazakhstan)
• Ecm Space Technologies Gmbh (Germany)
• Toshkent Irrigasiya Va Qishloq Xo Jaligini Mexanizatsiyalash Muhandislari Instituti (Uzbekistan)
• Turkmen Oba Hojalyk Instituty (Turkmenistan)
• Toshkent Axborot Texnologiyalari Universiteti (Uzbekistan)
• Manash Kozybayev North Kazakhstan State University (Kazakhstan)
• Mirzo Ulug'bek Nomidagi O'zbekistonmilliy Universiteti (Uzbekistan)
• Sa Nyyazow Adyndaky Turkmen Oba Hojalyk Uniwersiteti (Turkmenistan)
• O'zbekiston Respublikasi Vazirlar Mahkamasi Huzuridagi Ta'lim Sifat Nazorat Qilish Davlat Inspektsiyasi (Uzbekistan)
• Turkmen Dowlet Binagarlik-Gurlusyk Instituty (Turkmenistan)
• Ministry of Education and Science (Turkmenistan)
• Agraren Universitet – Plovdiv (Bulgaria)
• Ceska Zemedelska Univerzita V Praze (Czech Republic)

Contact / Team Leader / Project Team
  • Sara Kitaybekova, Seifullin Kazakh Agro Technical University (Project Coordinator), +7 (717 2) 31 02 14;
  • Anuar Ayazbayev, Shokan Ualikhanov Kokshetau State University;
Beneficiary National governments

Project Summary, Objectives and Results

Project Summary

The project is aimed to modernize curricula in precision agriculture using new technologies – Geographic Information System/GIS, big data, remote sensing- through analyzing and updating existing curricula according to educational needs. The project consortium consists of 16 partners plus 4 associated partners with the required expertise, educational skills and business connections.

Project Objectives
  • To develop and implement new Bachelor and Master training modules and programs using the best experience of European universities in the field of precision agriculture with the use of intelligent technologies based on GIS, earth remote sensing data, Global navigation satellite systems, Web, Big Data, etc.
  • To test innovated curricula and to disseminate the results.
Education Sector HE
Components of the Education Process Standards and curriculum development
Occupational Field Sociology, Psychology, Educational Science
Target Groups Politicians/decision-makers in economics, labour, employment & education policy, Decision-makers and managers in VET and HE institutions, Developers of standards, programs, curricula etc., Lecturers, teachers, instructors, trainers
Related Projects


  • Analysis of the current Bachelor and Master study programs in the field of precision agriculture in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.
  • Developing and adapting agreement and guidance model on training strategies for the development of new Bachelor and Master study programs including the use of new educational methodologies and technologies.
  • Developing, implementing and accrediting a new modernized practically focused, learner-oriented core curriculum and modules of choice, including innovative learning.
  • Updating current Bachelor and Master study programs in accordance with the Bologna process requirements and new developments.
  • Developing and creating innovative learning environment (international summer school, web seminars).
Project Results
  • The current curricula in precision agriculture through analysis reviewed.
  • Instructional strategy and guidelines for BA/MSc curricula design including the use of new Educational Technologies agreed.
  • A set of new core curricula and transferable modules including innovative teaching facilities developed.
  • Current two cycle curricula and programs in precision agriculture according to the Bologna requirements and the new developments updated.
  • New practice oriented, student- focused core, and transferable curricula including ECTS developed, implemented and accredited.
  • The Higher Education Institutions of DZ closer to labour market.

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