CEDARE Conducts a Training on Addressing Challenges in Allocating Irrigation Water Report, 15-19 September 2019

CEDARE Conducts a Training on Addressing Challenges in Allocating Irrigation Water Report, 15-19 September 2019.  The training was inaugurated by Dr. Abdessalam Ould Ahmed, Assistant Director General for the Near East and North Africa (FAO), H.E. Dr. Nadia Makram Ebeid, CEDARE Executive Director, Dr. Hussien Jadeen, FAO Representative in Yemen (FAO-Yemen), and Ms. Nina Stuuman, Regional Emergency and Post Crisis Specialist (IOM). Read more…

CEDARE Launching First National Learning Alliance, ReWater Egypt, Cairo, May 20, 2019

The ReWater MENA project launched its first national learning alliance (NLA) in Egypt on May 20, 2019. CEDARE organized the NLA – in cooperation with the project as well as the International Center for Agricultural Research (ICARDA). CEDARE and ICARDA are leading the implementation of project activities in Egypt. Lisode, the project partner responsible for stakeholder engagement, facilitated brainstorming and discussions during the launch event.

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First National Steering Committee Meeting, ReWater Egypt, CEDARE, Cairo, March 14, 2019

On March 14, 2019, the ReWater Mena project held Egypt’s First National Steering Committee Meeting, which brought together representatives from the uptake partners (Ministries of Agriculture, Environment and Housing); project partners leading implementation of project activities in Egypt at the local and national levels – the International Centre for Agriculture in the Dry areas (ICARDA) and Centre for Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE); and representatives from the Arab Water Council (AWC) and International Water Management Institute (IWMI), which leads the project. Read more…

CEDARE Organized 1st International Conference on “Sustainability: Environmental Efficiency for Human Well-being”, Cairo, Egypt, 15 December 2018

CEDARE in cooperation with UN/Habitat organized session on Climate change Impact during the 1st  International Conference on “Sustainability: Environmental Efficiency for Human Well-being”, Cairo, Egypt, 15 December 2018. Dr. Khaled  AbuZeid, Regional Water Resources Senior Director, was keynote speaker at the session.  Read more…

CEDARE Participated in Alexandria Dialogue, Egypt in 2050: The Anthropocene: What Will a Sustainable Life in Egypt in 2050 Be Like?, 5 – 6 December 2018, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Egypt

CEDARE participated in the third Alexandria Dialogue entitled “Egypt in 2050: The Anthropocene: What Will a Sustainable Life in Egypt in 2050 Be Like?”. the event was organized by the Bibliotheca Alexandrina and the United Nations . which was held on Wednesday, 5 and Thursday, 6 December 2018 f at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Read more…

CEDARE Participated in the 1st Nexus Roundtable in the MENA and Wider Mediterranean, Beirut, November 26-28, 2018.

CEDARE participated in the 1st Nexus Roundtable in the MENA and Wider Mediterranean, in Beirut,November 26-28, 2018. Khaled AbuZeid, CEDARE Water Director, talked about the Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus in the Arab Region. He explained how Food Security is linked to Water Security and Energy Security. Fossil Groundwater is exploited using fossil fuels, where 10 out of 22 Arab Countries have exceeded the renewable freshwater sustainability threshold, and 18 out of the 22 Arab countries are below the water scarcity limit of 1000 m3/person/year. He highlighted the importance of the new approach in selecting the appropriate type of water resource for the appropriate use at the appropriate geographic location within the country. Read more…