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Biotechnology for Africa’s sustainable water supply

25.07.2013
The International Conference “Biotechnology for Africa’s sustainable water supply”, January 8-10 2014 in Marrakesh (Morocco), is the closing event of WATERBIOTECH project, a Coordination Action supported by the European Union under the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7). The scientific conference is complemented by a commercial exhibition showing the state-of-the-art in biotechnology for water treatment.

The WATERBIOTECH-Conference “Biotechnology for Africa’s sustainable water supply” in Marrakesh (Morocco) from January 8-10 2014 will bring together members of WATERBIOTECH consortium in conjunction with national and regional decision makers, water professionals, scientists and practitioners.


The International Conference “Biotechnology for Africa’s sustainable water supply” is the closing event of WATERBIOTECH project, a Coordination Action supported by the European Union under the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7). In the course of the WATERBIOTECH project, a consortium comprising international partners is developing a practical approach using biotechnology as a simple and cost-effective method for wastewater treatment in Africa. WATERBIOTECH

The event includes the presentation of scientific papers related to relevant aspects of water management, water treatment and water supply in Africa as well as discussion panels and workshops. The scientific conference is complemented by a commercial exhibition showing the state-of-the-art in biotechnology for water treatment. Development in Africa needs bottom-up approaches in which the necessities of all actors are taken into account as WATERBIOTECH project has pursued.

The network between Africa and Europe resulted from WATERBIOTECH project has led to mutual learning experiences. The intention of this conference is to extend this fruitful cooperation to all participants of this conference and widely disseminate the results of WATERBIOTECH initiative.

More information is available on http://waterbiotech.eu/en/conference.html

You can register for the WATERBIOTECH Conference here: http://waterbiotech.uca.ma/registration.html

Scientific Contact and Organisation:
Prof. Laila MANDI
CNEREE, Cadi Ayyad University, Marrakech, Morocco
Tel: (+212) 524 457 433/23
Fax :( +212) 524 457 815
Email: waterbiotech@uca.ma
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Further information:
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