Event 8th Session of the International Conference on Water Birds and Wetlands

The Higher School of Technology of Khénifra, University Moulay Ismail, is organizing the eighth session of the International Days on Water Birds and Wetlands from May 19 to 20, 2017 in Khénifra, in partnership with the Institute Scientist of Rabat; The Research Group for the Protection of Birds in Morocco, the High Commission for Water and Forests and the Fight against Desertification and the Scientific Institute of Rabat. The purpose of these days is to offer institutions invested in the knowledge or management of North African wetlands an appropriate opportunity to exchange their knowledge and know-how. These exchanges have contributed significantly to stimulate research and improve approaches to the sustainable management of North African wetlands.

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Period [19/05/2017 - 20/05/2017]
Event location Khénifra High School of Technology Khenifra
Host Ecole Supérieure de Technologie de Khénifra
See the agenda http://www.estk.umi.ac.ma/index.php/fr/42-presentation/209-huitiemes-journees-internationales
Event URL http://www.umi.ac.ma/?agenda=8emes-journees-internationales-oiseaux-deau-et-zones-humides
Contact person Pr. Abba El Hassan
Email address: abbaelhassan@gmail.com
Phone: (+212)6.61.05.47.36
Fax: (+212)5.35.38.45.88
Geographical coverage Morocco
Keywords Wetlands, International Days, Water Birds

The eighth edition aims to contribute to the development of research related to the effects of climate change on North African wetlands; But they also provide an opportunity to strengthen an ambitious program of environmental research and training launched by ESTK under the University of Moulay Ismail Meknes; Which is being integrated into Morocco as a pilot initiative to integrate the management of natural environments into university training.

Themes of the day

  • Impact of climate change on wetlands;
  • Ecology and Biology of Wetland Flora and Fauna;
  • Operation, ecosystem services of wetlands;
  • Integrated Water Resources Management and Wetland Conservation.