MONDAY, JULY 10, 2023 | 8:00 AM-4:00 PM

MAGO Prima and the American University of Beirut FAFS are pleased to invite you to the workshop WATER REUSE: WASTE TO RESOURCE on Monday, July 10th from 8.00-16.00 at the AREC, AUB Farm, Houch Al Snayed in Bekaa, Lebanon.

The workshop disseminates MAGO's research outcomes on treated wastewater and promotes safe reuse. Its purpose is to highlight treated wastewater's reuse public perception, its potential in bridging the water gap under climate change scenarios, the effect of using treated wastewater and sludge on soils, plant growth, crop quality, and the usage of phytoremediation as nature-based treatments. Finally, it will introduce the Interactive Multi-stakeholder Treated Wastewater Tool.

Register here.

If you have any questions please contact rb159@aub.edu.lb


8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Registration 
9:00 AM -9:40 AM

Welcome Speech
Introductory video on Treated Wastewater

9:40 AM -12:00 PM Treated wastewater reuse in Irrigation: To ensure Food Security under current and future climate scenarios – Ablah AbedElRehman Al Soufi
Possibility of using treated wastewater and sludge as organic fertilizer, and its impact on soil, crop productivity, and crop quality.  Lena Abou Jawdeh
Farmers' willingness to use treated wastewater for irrigation and consumers' willingness to consume crops irrigated with treated wastewater Tia Hajjar
Using Azolla Pinnata in Wastewater Treatment as a Nature-Based Solution Farah Kamaleddine
 12:00 PM - 12:15 PM  Coffee Break 
12:15 PM - 2:15 PM Multi-stakeholder Treated Wastewater Tool: Launch
2:15 PM - 2:25 PM Demo Plots
2:25 PM - 3:25 PM Lunch
3:35 PM - 3:40 PM End Survey  
3:40 PM - 3:45 PM Thank you Note