The first international Waterbiotech Conference

Waterbiotech Conference


National Research Center in cooperation with the ttz Bremerhaven


9th - 11th October 2012


National Research Center (NRC) Cairo, Egypt

The Conference will provide an opportunity to bring environmentalist, water specialist, professors, scientists, engineers, and technicians’ from all the corners of Africa, Europe, Asia, and USA under one roof and discuss the major challenges of Water Biotechnology and sustainable water supply in Africa. This will also provide an opportunity for the international partners in the field to share their experiences and develop networking with regional scientists. The three day’s event has been designed for number of stimulating pre-conference workshops that will be based on small group discussions and interactive sessions with the national and international experts.

Conference Topics

  • Innovative and cost effective biotechnological wastewater treatment techniques adapted to African condition
  • Water reuse for Irrigation and its contribution to increased agricultural production in Africa
  • Impact of public awareness, participation and education towards more efficient utilization of water resources in African countries and the role of Civil Societies
  • Stakeholders and Private Sector in wastewater treatment and utilization
  • Adapting regulations and legislation to the changing water management sector a step to enhance African development
  • Operation and maintenance challenges of the transferred technics
  • Climate change in Africa: main challenge for sustainable water and food security
  • Combating Poverty and Food insecurity in Africa through indigenous food production
  • Domestic, Industrial and Agricultural Water Supply and Wastewater Disposal

Registration & Cost

The registration deadline is 15th of September, 2012


Developed country Participant : 200 Euro Developing
country Participant :100 Euro
All Students : Free
Local Participant : 300 EGP


 Further information:

Programme and Details

Homepage: Waterbiotech

Research project: Waterbiotech

Press release: Biotechnology for sustainable water supply in Africa

Research project: PURATREAT

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