English | دری

Agricultural engineer receives award for work in Afghanistan and Iraq

in Afghan Business

Agricultural engineer receives award for work in Afghanistan and Iraq

fippsDr. Guy Fipps, Texas A&M ArgiLife Extension Service irrigation engineer, received the Professional Engineer award of the Year by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers in Montreal, Canada.

He was recognized for his exceptional services in the interest of peach through application of engineering principles in solving water supply and management problems.

Fipps worked as irrigation advisor in Kabul, Afghanistan in 2005.

While in Afghanistan, Fipps had to travel in armored vehicles with military escort to analyze and conduct water systems planning, according to the award.

As a volunteer, he traveled to 14 forward operation bases to design and supervise a variety of water, irrigation, well, pump and subsurface drainage systems for Afghan farmers. (Agriculture and Life Sciences, Texas A&M University)



Related Articles

Kabul municipality reduces the duration of obtaining construction license

Officials of the Kabul municipality have announced that extensive reforms have simplified the license process for construction in Kabul city.

Afghanistan lowers tariffs on Pakistani goods and expects the same

Pakistan’s government has demanded a decrease in transit tariffs on Pakistani goods en route to Central Asia countries through Afghanistan’s

Roadside barbers in Kabul City

Walking down the sidewalks in Pul-e-Khishti, Sar Chowk and Jada, you notice a line of men sitting under an umbrella

No comments

Write a comment
No Comments Yet! You can be first to comment this post!

Write a Comment

Your e-mail address will not be published.
Required fields are marked*

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload the CAPTCHA.