Fadwa Benyahia


Current: PhD in Mountain Environment and Agriculture – Faculty of Science and Technology, Free University of Bozen- Bolzano (Italy)


2019: International Master in Agriculture Heritage Systems: FAO-GIAHS program (Globally important Agricultural Heritage Systems) – University of Florence (Italy)

  • Thesis: “The mountain Oases System of Chebika, Tamaghza and Mides (Tunisia)”: Identification of Potential site with good agricultural practices which have achieved sustainable use of environmental resources, conservation of bio cultural diversity, agro-biodiversity and landscapes, supported by traditional knowledge for the sustainability of natural resources – Supervisor: Prof. Mauro Agnoletti.


2017: Master of Science in land & water resources management: irrigated agriculture – CIHEAM Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari (Italy)

Promoting land & water resources management in the Mediterranean considering agronomic, engineering, environmental and socio-economic aspects on different scales. 

  • Thesis: “Modeling water demand using the dual crop coefficient approach”: Assessing water use and evapotranspiration process of several crops under different management scenarios – Supervisors: Prof. Luis S. Pereira – Dr. Daniella D’Agostino – Co-supervisor: Dr. Paula Paredes 


2015: Agricultural Engineering in Natural Resources management – Higher Institute of Agriculture of Mograne (Tunisia) 


Field of Interest: Water resources management – crop growth modeling – crop water requirements – water use efficiency – irrigation scheduling – Crop response to water – Soil water plant atmosphere continuum