Agronomy and Veterinary Institute Hassan II, Rabat, Morocco
Abbreviation: (IAV Hassan II)
Institutional email: email@example.com
Address: PO Box 6202 Rabat-Institute 10101, Rabat – Morocco
Type of Institution: Public
The Hassan II Institute of Agronomy and Veterinary Medicine (IAV) is a multidisciplinary polytechnic center for biological and earth sciences and technologies based on an integrated system for high education, training and scientific research to serve agricultural and rural development. It’s composed of several schools: Agronomy, Veterinary school, Agro-food industry, Horticulture, Topography, Rural engineering. The institute is offering engineering, veterinary medicine, master and PhD graduation diploma. More than 700 African students are graduated from IAV Hassan II.
It has developed high agricultural research capacities covering all fields of agricultural research and natural resources including agronomy, horticulture, veterinary medicine, food industry and nutrition, topography, rural equipment, and environmental research. IAV accounts 320 scientists and faculty members and 180 Technical staff – in 22 departments hosting different laboratories.
IAV scientists are involved in multidisciplinary international networks and collaborative research programs. In addition a large number of research-development projects are implemented in partnerships with European, African, and Mediterranean countries. Expertise and continuous training are also offered to national and international partners supported by bilateral and international organization (FAO, Biodiversity, UNDP, USAID, etc.).
IAV Hassan II has developed an expertise in various fields of research, technology and development. It has built a strong network at national and international level and it is the first Moroccan institution in terms of participation in the framework programs since the 80’s. The IAV contributes as well to the national policy of agriculture and recently to the study of agricultural research in Morocco.
Partnership with the industrial sector is strong through partnership and agreements offering expertise, continuous training and specific research.