Aswan hosts 4th African regional conference on irrigation
Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel Atty

CAIRO: The 4th African Regional Conference on Irrigation and Drainage (ARCID) will kick off in Aswan Tuesday with the theme, “Agricultural Land and Water Management for Sustainability under Climate Variability.”

Water and irrigation ministers and researchers from several countries including Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya and the U.K. will be present during the three-day conference hosted by the Egyptian National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (ENCID.)

The conference, which aims at boosting agricultural productivity among African countries, will feature technical sessions, an exhibition, a book fair and post-conference study tour, Egypt’s Irrigation Minister Mohamed Abdel Atty was quoted by Youm7 Tuesday.

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