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The Nexus between Water, Energy and Food Security in Minya

The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Cairo organized the 44th Cairo Climate Talks on Tuesday, November 22nd 2016, at 3pm at the University of Minya under the title “The Nexus between Water, Energy and Food Security in Minya”.

The panel was held within the framework of the German Days in Upper Egypt, a four days event in the cities of Luxor, Qena, Sohag and Minya, initiated by the German Embassy in Cairo and implemented together with numerous German organizations such as DAAD, GIZ, Goethe-Institut, DWZ and DAI. It was the first time for a CCT to be held in Minya and the...

Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Agriculture in Luxor

The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Cairo organized the 43rd Cairo Climate Talks on Saturday, November 19th 2016, at 3pm in the Egyptian Public Library in Luxor under the title “Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Agriculture in Luxor”.

The panel was held within the framework of the German Days in Upper Egypt, a four days event in the cities of Luxor, Qena, Sohag and Minya, initiated by the German Embassy in Cairo and implemented together with numerous German organizations, such as DAAD, GIZ, Goethe-Institute, DWZ and DAI.
It was the first time for a...

Egypt's Freshwater: Current Challenges, Future Solutions

“Water scarcity is one of the biggest challenges – not just for Egypt – but for the whole region,” declared H.E. Julius Georg Luy, the German Ambassador to Egypt, in his opening remarks at the 42nd Cairo Climate Talks' panel discussion on Egypt’s freshwater challenges and possible future solutions.

He added that the Human Right to Water entitles everyone to sufficient, safe, acceptable, physically accessible and affordable water for personal and domestic uses, as defined by the United Nations. While these words sound good on paper, H.E. stated, the real question for governments and...