Mission to Egypt (January 8-11, 2024) led by Carla Brites, TRACE-RICE coordinator, organized by Professor Abdel Wahab of Alexandria University.

At the University of Alexandria, Carla Brites visited the Faculty of Agriculture, engaging with Dean Professor Mohammad Bahieldeen and Vice Deans. She explored the Department of Agricultural Engineering and Biosystems, meeting the head, Professor Abdelaziz Omara, gaining insights into various units and laboratories. A visit to the Food Engineering Lab showcased new project-acquired equipment, including Satake rice husking and whitening unit, NIR spectroscopy from Bruker, and other devices. Carla Brites also interacted with students, learning about their work within the TRACE-RICE framework and subsequently presented the project achievements to the department graduate staff.