The opening ceremony of the “Milk and Dairy Technology” profession experimental laboratory took place at Goris State Agricultural College on September 26, 2018.
The Experimental laboratory of «Milk and Dairy Technology» profession has been founded with the support of «VET development in Syunik marz» project, which is being implemented by the «Strategic Development Agency» (SDA) NGO in partnership with HAFL(the School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences of the Bern University of Applied Sciences) and financed by the Swiss organizations HEKS/EPER(Swiss Church Aid) since October 1, 2016.
During the event welcoming speeches were made by the head of department for VET Development at the RA’s Ministry of Education and Science Mr.A. Aghbalyan, deputy mayor Mrs. I. Yolyan, the project manager of “VET Development in Syunik Marz” Mrs.L. Hovhannisyan and the director of Goris State Agricultural college Mrs.N. Avetisyan. Representatives of Syunik Regional Administration and Goris Municipality, various employers, representatives of NGOs, professors, students and others guests were present at the event.
After the official opening, the guests were given an opportunity to have a tour in the laboratory. The establishment of the “Milk and Dairy Technology” profession experimental laboratory is a great achievement for Goris State Agricultural College. Students will learn cheese and dairy production technologies and will be given an opportunity to combine theoretical and practical knowledge gaining skills in demand for the job market.