The first 2021 Partners for Water Country Platform Meeting Egypt will be held on 11 May. The theme of this platform meeting is Water and Agriculture, one of the three water cooperation themes of the Netherlands and Egypt.
Participants can discuss recent developments in water and agriculture, be updated on doing business in Egypt, and hear the priorities on water collaboration between Egypt and the Netherlands.
Date: 11 May Time: 14.45 - 16.30 CET Location: online
14:45 - 5:00 | Digital walk-in
15:00 - 15:20 | Welcome and Updates Water cooperation
Piebe Hoeksma, Delta Coordinator, Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ivo van Haren, Thematic Expert Water, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Egypt
15:20 - 15:55 | Ongoing water & agri projects by Dutch water sector organisations
IHE Delft, Job Kleijn, eLEAF, Future Water, Nelen & Schuurmans, Nectaerra and Wageningen University will present their involvement in the various water and agriculture projects that are being conducted in Egypt. From geo data use to drainage and from saline farming to water productivity, all will be addressed and there will be sufficient time for questions and discussion.
15:55 - 16:05 | Q&A
16:05 - 16:10 | Break
16:10 - 16:20 |YEP Programmes presentation by Paul van Essen
16:20 – 16:25 | Cooperation opportunities for Egypt by RVO, Michel de Zwart and colleagues
16:25 – 16.30 | Upcoming events such as Cairo Water Week and wrap up, Sabrina Kraaijenbrink - Doetjes
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