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"Sustainability in Food and Water: An Arab Viewpoint" Conference

18 December 2016 - 19 December 2016

The World Academy of Sciences for the advancement of science in developing countries' Arab Regional Office (TWAS-ARO) held its 12th Annual Meeting, 18-19 December 2016. This was the first meeting to be held outside Alexandria at Jordan Valley Marriott Resort and Spa, the Dead Sea, Jordan, in cooperation with the Arab Open University (AOU).

On the occasion of its annual meeting, an inter-disciplinary forum on food security and water scarcity in the Arab region was held titled: "Sustainability in Food and Water: An Arab Viewpoint".

The conference brought together TWAS-ARO members and young affiliates, along with other distinguished speakers, to discuss the food security and water scarcity in the Arab region. It also tackled the correlation between the water and food, how to build sustainable systems and frameworks, as well as how to strengthen the networks among the policy makers and scientific committees. It addressed the way Food and Water sustainability improves human well-being, environmental maintenance and food and water saving resources.

The conference official language was English.

Registration fees

  • Students: 100 USD
  • Academia: 200 USD
  • Others: 250 USD

  • Students: 150 USD
  • Academia: 250 USD
  • Others: 300 USD
Registration fees cover:
  • Attendance of all conference sessions
  • Coffee breaks as per program
  • Conference material

Participants were kindly requested to handle their own logistical arrangements (Transportation, Accommodation,..).

Payment Methods:
1-Online Payment.
2-Bank Transfer.

Beneficiary's Bank Name: Central Bank of Egypt, Cairo.
Full Address: 54 El Gomhoria st, Cairo- Egypt
Swift Bank Code: CBEGEGCXXXX
Beneficiary Account No.: 4082191768
Beneficiary Cust Name: Alexandria Bibliotheque

Deadline for Registration: 1 December 2016

For further information, please contact:
Ms. Eman G. Allam
Center for Special Studies and Programs (CSSP)
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Tel: +(203) 4839999, Ext: 5181