The 16th WaterNet/WARFSA/GWP-SA Symposium will be held on the island of Mauritius from the 28 to 30 of October 2015 under the theme ‘Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) and Infrastructure Planning for Water Security in Southern Africa’. The University of Mauritius is the lead host of the 16th Symposium. The Symposia has been held annually in the Eastern and Southern African region for the past 15 years to promote interaction among policymakers, academics, practitioners from water and related sectors, and cooperating partners. Great emphasis will be placed on integration of knowledge, particularly involving scholars from the natural, medical and social sciences.
Policymakers, academics, practitioners from water and related sectors, and cooperating partners are invited to register for the symposium. Authors wishing to present the results of their work should now submit their abstracts targeting the sub- themes below:
– Hydrology and Global change; – Water and environment; – Water, Land and Agriculture; – Water and Society; – Sustainable Water Distribution and Sanitation; and – Water Resources and Infrastructure Management. Deadline for submission of abstracts: 17 April 2015