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Pr. Khmaies ZAYANI

Prof. Khemaies ZAYANI

Khemaies ZAYANI is a full Professor at the University of Carthage. His main field of training and research is water engineering. He got his diploma of engineer in rural engineering in 1981 form INAT (National Institute of Agronomy of Tunisia). In 1983, he got the diploma of specialized engineer in hydraulics and rural management from the same institute. In 1987, he obtained his PhD degree form the Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble-France in the field of water engineering.
Zayani started his academic career at INAT. In 2010, he was appointed as full Professor. He published 54 scientific papers, presented communications on innovation and research valorisation in Murcia university (Spain), Larnaka (Turkey), Cyprus and Tunisia. He supervised four PhD dissertations and more than 40 master dissertations at INAT. Zayani has held several administrative positions :
 1997-2004: Director of Studies and Internships at INAT
 2004-2010: Director and Founder of the Higher Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technologies of Borj Cedria
 2010-2014: Director of Research Valorization at the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research
 2014-2016: General Director of Research Valorization at the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research
 2017- up to now (August 2022): Director General of the Agricultural Extension and Training Agency.
Zayani was one of the main actors of the reform of the engineering studies at INAT (transition of studies from 4 years to 5 years), he led the reform of the national system of agricultural extension and training and coordinated several bilateral cooperation projects with Japan, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Netherlands as well as projects with international organizations (FAO, ILO, European Union and African Union).

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