Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.78
Liaison Imad Alsyouf
Submission Date March 4, 2022

STARS v2.2

University of Sharjah
IN-7: Community Garden

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50
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A brief description of the institution’s community garden:

The idea of this initiative is to develop and implement an environmental, social and economic project that aims at raising the responsibility of the community towards sustainability and reducing the excessive use of resources and energies, reducing waste and relying on local plants suitable for the UAE environment. To implement sustainable development objectives, UOS adopts a sustainable garden project to change production and consumption patterns from unsustainable sources to more sustainable ones, address water and air pollution, and protect and manage natural resources to prevent desertification, environmental degradation, and degradation of biodiversity.
This initiative is based on encouraging UOS community (students, staff and faculty members) and their family members to participate and contribute to the cultivation of specific areas of the sustainable garden using modern and intelligent technologies to reduce the use of water, fertilizers and energy.
More than 100 participants in the community garden project received a plot of land about 15 square meters for planting organic crops.

URL: https://www.sharjah.ac.ae/en/Administration/Sustainability/Pages/gc.aspx
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