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The 1st Palestinian-Dutch Conference on Water, sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH), and Climate-Smart agriculture (CSA)

November 17, 2021 - November 18, 2021

This 1st Palestinian-Dutch conference is organized within the framework of the OKP-Pal project on Capacity Building in WASH and CSA Education and Research in Palestine, funded by Nuffic, the Netherlands.

The 1st Palestinian –Dutch international conference aims to bring together the scientists, researchers, practitioners, and students to exchange and share their experience and research in the field of water and agriculture. It also provides a platform to present and discuss recent innovations, trends, practical challenges in the field of water and agriculture. The conference aims to promote the cooperation between Dutch and Palestinian water practitioners to solve issues related to water and agriculture in Palestine.

Conference Themes and Topics

Theme 1: Water, sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) ‎

  • Surface water, groundwater pollution & prevention.
  • Water treatment and reuse.
  • Desalination.
  • Groundwater/surface water Modelling.
  • Sanitation and hygiene practice.
  • Wastewater treatment.
  • Entrepreneurship, gender & governance in WASH.
  • Water resources management and sustainability.

Theme 2: Climate-smart agriculture (CSA) ‎

  • Wastewater treatment and reuse for agriculture.
  • Water-efficient Crop production.
  • Efficiency in the urban water cycle.
  • Food security under climate change.
  • Entrepreneurship, gender & governance in CSA.
  • Water harvesting techniques and their relation to agriculture.
  • CSA-IoT.


To register as a listener, please see here. The last date for registration is November 1, 2021.

Further information

More information can be found on the event website.


November 17, 2021
November 18, 2021
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