“Sciences are no longer distinguished”

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The general objective of the TriNex project is to make the Water, Energy and Food Nexus (WEF Nexus) the next research, education and innovation frontier for sustainable resource management in Egypt. That this objective puts TriNex at the forefront of the current debate in Egypt came out clearly during the Biovision Alexandria conference that took place […]

TriNex Best Paper Award

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Call for papers (NEW DEADLINE:  December 31, 2014) The TriNex consortium calls for papers focusing on the themes of education-research-innovation (knowledge-triangle) in the Water-Energy-Food Nexus (WEF). The authors of the three winning will be invited to present their findings before researchers, authorities and the media to achieve maximum dissemination and feedback for further research. The […]

Food

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In the light of a growing global population food security is a central concern of national policies for the future. Feeding 7 billion people within the limits of scare water and energy resources presents a challenge that cannot be met by treating water, energy or food issues separately. This is why integrated action towards the […]

Energy

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Energy is needed for water pumping in irrigation, desalination, water treatment and water distribution. At the same time, water is an input for electricity generation through hydro and needed for cooling processes. The two are thus heavy consumers of each other. Similarly, food production consumes energy in the form of fertilizers, machine power but also […]

Water

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Water presents the most critical part of the WEF-Nexus as it is a scarce and non-renewable resource. It is crucial for both food and energy production and at the same time its availability and quality are threatened by mismanagement, overuse and over extraction. Given the importance and the scarcity of this resource concepts like the […]

The American University in Cairo

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The American University in Cairo (AUC) was founded in 1919 as an Egyptian private university. The AUC contributes enormously to the intellectual growth, discipline, and character of the future leaders of Egypt and the region. It has approximately 7,000 students, with 1,000 students at the master’s degree level. The AUC mission is to provide high […]

Heliopolis University for Sustainable Development

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Heliopolis University for Sustainable Development is a newly established university through Presidential Decree No. 298 in 2009. HU is the first university in the Middle East that devotes all its faculties’ research and education activities for sustainable development. HU has been established by a consortium of private and civic entities that works only in areas […]

Cairo University

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Cairo University is the largest and oldest state university in Egypt, was founded in 1908, and is comprised of 45 faculties. The undergraduate students are approaching 200,000 plus 50,000 students in open education and another approximately 30,000 students in postgraduate studies. Arabic is the official language of the university, however, the technical and medical branches […]

Alexandria University

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In 1938, the nucleus of Alexandria University had its beginning in the form of two satellite faculties of Fouad the First University. One of the main concerns of Alexandria University is the development of highly employable graduates who will be able to positively contribute to the economic, social, and cultural life of the wider community […]

Montpellier SupAgro

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Situated at the heart of France’s most dynamic town, Montpellier SupAgro is an international centre of higher education that specialises in agricultural sciences. Offering courses from Bachelor Degrees to PhDs, SupAgro has 1,500 students, 100 teacher-researchers, and 430 members of staff. Its varied engineer training curricula are also of surpassing quality. SupAgro’s driving principles are […]