ICARDA at Cairo Water Week

Start Date
October 29, 2023
General event
ICARDA at Cairo Water Week 2023
ICARDA at Cairo Water Week 2023

This year’s edition of Cairo Water Week will take place from October 29 to November 2, 2023, at The Nile Ritz Carlton Hotel in Cairo and will focus on “Action on Water Adaptation for Sustainability”.    

CGIAR's Regional Director CWANA and Director General of ICARDA, Mr. Aly Abousabaa, will lead an ICARDA delegation that will participate in several high-level events and workshops and host two technical sessions.  

The delegation aims to showcase ICARDA’s latest groundbreaking agri innovations related to improved water resources management, share their expertise on topics such as irrigation and salinity-affected landscapes, and advocate for more sustainable water management practices in the arid MENA region.  

Together with its partners, ICARDA is committed to making significant contributions to the development of innovative solutions and actionable strategies that address water-related challenges both within the region and on a broader scale. 

The two sessions hosted by ICARDA are: 

ICARDA Delegation and Speakers at Cairo Water Week 2023:

Mr. Aly Abousabaa - ICARDA Director General and CGIAR Regional Director-CWANA 
Dr. Vinay Nangia – Research Team Leader, Soil, Water and Agronomy 
Dr. Ajit Govind - Senior Climate Scientist and Systems Modeler 
Dr. Mohie Eldin Omar - Research Associate, Irrigation and Water 
Dr. Samar Attaher - Research Associate, Agronomist 
Dr. Rania Gamal - Senior Research Assistant, Land and Water Management 
Dr. Anas Mansouri - Research Assistant, Soil and Water Management