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MAYA Master on Integrated water and agriculture management: First Conference at Tunis El Manar University on December 7th 2019

The first Conference to present the MAYA  Master involving the Universities of Tunis El Manar, Carthage and Sfax took place on December 7th 2019 at the Polyvalent hall of the Faculté des Sciences of  Tunis El Manar University. The meeting entitled  “Scientific cooperation in the Mediterranean region: capacity building, multidisciplinary approach and multi-agency partnership” was attended  by the partners of the project, the professors and students of the Master as well as by national stakeholders.

The President of Tunis El Manar, prof. Fethi Sellaouti, opened the event and Dr. Malek Kochled, Director General of the International Cooperation at the MESRS highlighted the importance of the Erasmus + program which allowed a significant increasing of motilities  which passed from  500  in 2015, to  over 1500 in 2018.

The partners of the project pointed out that this new master  is aimed at facing Tunisian agriculture challenges: the preservation of natural re-sources, food security, adaptation to climate change, etc. representing the key to a sustainable agricultural development.

The stakeholders participating in the Conference underlined the importance of the reuse of treated water in agriculture as well as the development and promotion of all the necessary measure ensuring a better use of natural resources.

Here the report of the conference

For further information on the MAYA project visit its website: https://www.maya-project.eu/