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18 - 21 SEPTEMBER 2018
18 SEPT: 13:00 – 19:00
19 - 21 SEPT: 10:00 – 19:00
EGYPT INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION CENTER

DR. MAHMOUD ABU ZEID

Speaker Name

H.E. DR. MAHMOUD ABU ZEID

ARAB WATER COUNCIL

PRESIDENT

AboutH.E. DR. MAHMOUD ABU ZEID

  • Former Minister of Water Resources & Irrigation of Egypt (12 years 1997-2009).
  • President of the Arab Water Council (Since 2004 to date).
  •  Honorary President of the World Water Council for life since 2003.
  • Former President of the National Water Research Center, Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation, Cairo, Egypt (1979 - 1997).
  • Member of UN Secretary- General’s Advisory Board on Water Supply and Sanitation (UNSGAB).
  • Co-Chair of the UN High-Level Taskforce (HLT) for the Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS), January 2010.
  • Former President of the International Water Resources Association (IWRA).
  • Hon. Vice President of the International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID).
  • B.Sc Civil Engineering (1957),M.Sc Irrigation Engineering (1960), Ph.D Groundwater Hydrology (1962).
  •  Honorary Doctorate from IHE Delft University, the Netherlands.
  • Holder of several awards and prizes.
  • Author of more than 200 papers and 12 textbooks.
  • He led the move towards on-farm Water Management and Integrated Water Resources Management in Egypt.
  • Consultant for numerous international organizations: WB, WHO, CIDA, USAID, FAO, UNEP and UNESCO.
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