Mini-conference: Water, food, energy & greenhouses in the Magreb
10 and 11 May, Rabat, Morocco


Organized by LDE Centre for Sustainability.
At the NIMAR institute in Rabat. 

In this conference we bring together a selected group of researchers from Morocco and the Maghreb region and from the Netherlands, to discuss the food-water-energy nexus and Greenhouse development.

Two days with presentations, followed by discussions. Researchers exchange ideas and create a network, which can be followed up by concrete projects and the development of a long term research agenda, as part of LDE Centre for Sustainability & NIMAR collaboration, together with Moroccan stakeholders.  


10th of May, Food-Water-Energy Nexus 

09:30 – 09:45

-       C.G.W. Hubers

-       Prof Leon Buskens

09:45 - 10:30

- Prof Peter van Bodegom, Uni Leiden, Environmental Biology

- Prof Majid El Gaib, ESCA, Entrepreneurship

10:45 - 12:15

- Dr Imane Thami, INRA, Watermanagement  

- Prof Driss Zejli, IBN Tofail, Sustainable Energy

- Dr Sonia Messaoud, INRGREF, Tunesia, Biology

12:30 - 13:30

- Dr Jan Westra, PRIVA, advisory board TU Delft Ag Tech. Institute

- Dr Wim Hulsink, Rotterdam School of Management, Strategic Management

14:00 – Lunch 


11th of May, Greenhouse Development

09:30 – 10:30

- Prof Dr Farid Lekjaa, IAV Hassan II, Horticulture

- Prof Jan Vd Ende, Rotterdam School of Management, Innovation Management

10:45 – 11:45

- Dr Yasmine Achour, IBN Tofail, Greenhouse Technology

- Dr Ahmed Wifaya, INRA, Greenhouse Research

12:15 – 13:15

- Dr Victor Scholten, TU Delft, Entrepreneurship

- Dr Malika Ouacha, Rotterdam School of Management, Bi Cultural Entrepreneurship

13:15 – 13:30 Closure

-       Prof Peter van Bodegom

-       Coen Hubers 

14:00 – Lunch