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Registration is now open for our course on wastewater reuse for agriculture

12 March 2020

CIHEAM Zaragoza, CIHEAM Bari and and ICARDA, in collaboration with the Regional Office for Near East and North Africa of FAO and the Action Plan for the Water Strategy of the 5+5 Dialogue, organize an international course on wastewater reuse for agriculture from 11 to 15 May 2020 in Zaragoza.

Water reuse in agriculture is a relevant solution to be further promoted to address growing water scarcity in arid and semiarid regions and respond to the increasing food demand of the rapidly and ever-growing population. This course offers an applied approach and, through lectures, practical work, case studies and visits, aims to integrate the key elements and technologies involved in the reuse of wastewater for agriculture to enhance the capacity of professionals working in this field. The programme focuses on the adoption of evidence-based solutions of reuse of treated wastewater at watershed and farm levels and its environmental and safety impacts, according to the principle of integrated water resources management and the circular economy approach. Likewise, the course is a unique opportunity to network with professionals from all over the world and share practical experience on the development and implementation of wastewater reuse projects.

Dates: 11-15 May 2020.

Venue: CIHEAM Zaragoza (Spain)

Organizers: CIHEAM Zaragoza, CIHEAM Bari and and ICARDA (International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas), in collaboration with the Regional Office for Near East and North Africa of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Action Plan for the Water Strategy of the 5+5 Dialogue.

Application deadline: 24 February 2020

For more information: http://edu.iamz.ciheam.org/WastewaterReuse/en/