ClimateCafé Nile and Niledelta

During ClimateCafé Cairo and Nile delta students from Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, course Water Management work with students from Cairo University, department of Agriculture. The focus of the ClimateCafé are the issues that small landholders and farmers face in the area around Luxor, a train ride of about 12 hours away from Cairo. The World Food Program and the Dutch embassy will provide information for the case studies in Luxor. The Dutch and Egyptian students will work in mixed teams and will present their solutions for the stakeholders in Luxor. As part of the program the Aswan dam will be visited, which is one of the largest dams in the world. The low Aswan dam was constructed in 1902 to reduce the annual flooding of the river Nile.