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MADFORWATER showcased at COP 22

21 Nov 2016

On the 15th of November, the MADFORWATER project – funded under the call H-2020-WATER-5c-2015 – was showcased during one of the side events organised in the European Union Pavilin within COP 22 – 22nd Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), 7-18 November 2016, Marrakech, Morocco.

DG Research and Innovation, as a member of the European Commission’s negotiating task force led by DG CLIMA, illustrated at COP 22 the contribution of research and innovation on climate-related challenges and promoted several side events.

In particular on the 15th of November, MADFORWATER project was showcased during the session “Water-Energy-Food: Research and Innovation to address the nexus in the Mediterranean”. The event brought together institutional actors and R&I stakeholders to share insights into challenges and solutions for a low-carbon economy interlinked with sustainable management of resources.

MADFORWATER focuses indeed on the development of technological and non-technological solutions for the management of water resources in Tunisia, Morocco and Egypt. Over the next four years, the partners of the MADFORWATER project will be involved in developing and tailoring technological and management solutions focused on wastewater treatment and efficient reuse in agriculture in North Africa.

COP 22 logo of the conference where MADFORWATER showcased